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Crime rate in Noosa, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 18/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    57,255

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    868.41 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,931

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    51.19

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    180

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,083

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    3.14

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    18.92

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    6.04%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    23.74%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Noosa crime trends

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Noosa crime compared

Top crime types in Noosa:


  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 623 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    623

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 615 reported cases of Theft.

    615

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 408 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    408

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 332 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    332

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 189 reported cases of Property damage.

    189

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 163 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    163

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 162 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    162

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 117 reported cases of Deception.

    117

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 108 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    108

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 50 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    50

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 49 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    49

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 49 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    49

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 26 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    26

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 14 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    14

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 13 reported cases of Robbery.

    13

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 9 reported cases of Arson.

    9

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Noosa there were 4 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    4

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Noosa

    1 in 318

    In 2023 in Noosa your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 318

  • QLD

    1 in 131

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 131

  • 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

  • Noosa

    1 in 53

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

  • QLD

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • 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 Noosa rank in crime?

Noosa lga is ranked 18/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Noosa a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Noosa?

The top crime types in Noosa are Transport regulation offences, Theft, Drug dealing and trafficking.

What is the most reported crime in Noosa?

623 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Noosa in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Noosa?

Crime in Noosa has decreased by 0.71% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Noosa in 2023?

There were 4 Homicide and related offences cases in Noosa in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Noosa?

The least safe suburb in Noosa is Lake Macdonald, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Noosa?

The safest suburb in Noosa is Noosa Heads, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Noosa crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Noosa by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Lake Macdonald, Cooroy Mountain and Cootharaba.


Suburbs in Noosa

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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