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Crime rate in Murrindindi, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 25/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    15,546

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    4,130.70 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    592

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    38.08

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    80

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

  • Property Crimes
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    295

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.15

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    18.98

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    18.51%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    24.14%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Murrindindi crime trends

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Murrindindi crime compared

Top crime types in Murrindindi:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 139 reported cases of Theft.

    139

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 83 reported cases of Property damage.

    83

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 80 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    80

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 66 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    66

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 51 reported cases of Deception.

    51

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 46 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    46

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 26 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    26

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 21 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    21

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 18 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    18

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 15 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    15

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 8 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    8

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 7 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    7

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 7 reported cases of Arson.

    7

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 7 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    7

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 6 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    6

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 4 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    4

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 3 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    3

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 3 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Murrindindi there were 2 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Murrindindi

    1 in 194

    In 2023 in Murrindindi your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 194

  • VIC

    1 in 146

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 146

  • 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

  • Murrindindi

    1 in 53

    In 2023 in Murrindindi your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 53

  • VIC

    1 in 31

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31

  • 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 Murrindindi rank in crime?

Murrindindi lga is ranked 25/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Murrindindi a safe lga?

Murrindindi lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Murrindindi?

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

What is the most reported crime in Murrindindi?

139 Theft cases were reported in Murrindindi in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Murrindindi?

Crime in Murrindindi has increased by 8.42% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Murrindindi in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Murrindindi in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Murrindindi?

The least safe suburb in Murrindindi is Gobur, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Murrindindi?

The safest suburb in Murrindindi is Devils River, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Murrindindi crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Murrindindi by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Gobur, Highlands and Ruffy.


Suburbs in Murrindindi

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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