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Crime rate in Nedlands, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 28/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    24,572

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    19.89 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,163

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    47.33

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    164

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

  • Property Crimes
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    615

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    6.67

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    25.03

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    28.17%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    42.25%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Nedlands crime trends

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Nedlands crime compared

Top crime types in Nedlands:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 389 reported cases of Theft.

    389

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 226 reported cases of Deception.

    226

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 134 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    134

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 112 reported cases of Property damage.

    112

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 85 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    85

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 80 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    80

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 41 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    41

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 32 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    32

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 31 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    31

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 26 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    26

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 4 reported cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Nedlands there were 3 reported cases of Arson.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Nedlands

    1 in 150

    In 2023 in Nedlands your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 150

  • WA

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 48

  • 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

  • Nedlands

    1 in 40

    In 2023 in Nedlands your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 40

  • WA

    1 in 19

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 19

  • 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 Nedlands rank in crime?

Nedlands lga is ranked 28/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Nedlands a safe lga?

Nedlands lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Nedlands?

The top crime types in Nedlands are Theft, Deception, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Nedlands?

389 Theft cases were reported in Nedlands in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Nedlands?

Crime in Nedlands has increased by 18.07% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Nedlands in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Nedlands?

The least safe suburb in Nedlands is Dalkeith, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Nedlands?

The safest suburb in Nedlands is Karrakatta, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Nedlands crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Nedlands by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Dalkeith, Mount Claremont and Swanbourne.


Suburbs in Nedlands

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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