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Crime rate in Murray Bridge, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 72/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    21,707

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,649.21 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,839

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    84.72

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    460

    Total number of violent crimes in the LGA (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery, etc...)

  • Property Crimes
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    1,277

    Total number of property crimes in the LGA (arson, burglary, theft, car theft, etc...)

  • Violent Crimes
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    21.19

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    58.83

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    80.08%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    82.7%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Murray Bridge crime trends

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Murray Bridge crime compared

Top crime types in Murray Bridge:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 689 reported cases of Theft.

    689

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 441 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    441

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 380 reported cases of Property damage.

    380

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 208 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    208

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 55 reported cases of Deception.

    55

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 44 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    44

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 9 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    9

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 7 reported cases of Robbery.

    7

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 3 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    3

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge there were 3 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Murray Bridge

    1 in 47

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 47

  • SA

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • Australia

    1 in 95

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • Murray Bridge

    1 in 17

    In 2023 in Murray Bridge your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 17

  • SA

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • Australia

    1 in 28

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 28

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does Murray Bridge rank in crime?

Murray Bridge lga is ranked 72/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Murray Bridge a safe lga?

Murray Bridge lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Murray Bridge?

The top crime types in Murray Bridge are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Murray Bridge?

689 Theft cases were reported in Murray Bridge in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Murray Bridge?

Crime in Murray Bridge has increased by 21.79% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Murray Bridge in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Murray Bridge in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Murray Bridge?

The least safe suburb in Murray Bridge is Murrawong, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Murray Bridge?

The safest suburb in Murray Bridge is Gifford Hill, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Murray Bridge crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Murray Bridge by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Murrawong, Toora (SA) and Mulgundawa.


Suburbs in Murray Bridge

The data is based on annual 2023 data from state police departments and population data from the 2021 ABS Census. Rank is calculated for crimes weighted by severity and proportionate to population.

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