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Crime rate in Nillumbik, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 12/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    52,660

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    353.29 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,058

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    20.09

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    134

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

  • Property Crimes
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    550

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    2.54

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    10.44

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    4.23%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    5.23%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Nillumbik crime trends

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Nillumbik crime compared

Top crime types in Nillumbik:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 325 reported cases of Theft.

    325

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 137 reported cases of Property damage.

    137

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 130 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    130

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 127 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    127

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 77 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    77

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 50 reported cases of Deception.

    50

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

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

    44

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 40 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    40

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 32 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    32

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 20 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    20

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 19 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    19

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 11 reported cases of Arson.

    11

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 11 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    11

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 8 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    8

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

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

    8

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 7 reported cases of Robbery.

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    4

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 4 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 3 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Nillumbik there were 1 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Nillumbik

    1 in 393

    In 2023 in Nillumbik your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 393

  • 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

  • Nillumbik

    1 in 96

    In 2023 in Nillumbik your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 96

  • 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 Nillumbik rank in crime?

Nillumbik lga is ranked 12/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Nillumbik a safe lga?

Nillumbik lga is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Nillumbik?

The top crime types in Nillumbik are Theft, Property damage, Breaches of orders.

What is the most reported crime in Nillumbik?

325 Theft cases were reported in Nillumbik in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Nillumbik?

Crime in Nillumbik has increased by 0.09% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Nillumbik in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Nillumbik?

The least safe suburb in Nillumbik is Kangaroo Ground, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Nillumbik?

The safest suburb in Nillumbik is Nutfield, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Nillumbik crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Nillumbik by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Kangaroo Ground, Smiths Gully and Watsons Creek (Vic.).


Suburbs in Nillumbik

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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