Avatar
user icon Account folder icon Saved Locations

Crime rate in Northam, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
    users icon

    11,368

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
    move icon

    1,431.22 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
    hash icon

    1,846

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
    bar-chart-2 icon

    162.39

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
    crosshair icon

    380

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

  • Property Crimes
    home icon

    826

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
    crosshair icon

    33.43

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
    home icon

    72.66

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
    crosshair icon

    87.93%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
    home icon

    88.73%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Northam crime trends

See Forecasts

Northam crime compared

Top crime types in Northam:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Northam there were 435 reported cases of Theft.

    435

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Northam there were 341 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    341

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Northam there were 315 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    315

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Northam there were 220 reported cases of Property damage.

    220

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Northam there were 124 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    124

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Northam there were 122 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    122

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Northam there were 121 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    121

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Northam there were 80 reported cases of Deception.

    80

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Northam there were 37 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    37

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Northam there were 32 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    32

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Northam there were 12 reported cases of Arson.

    12

  • Robbery

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

    4

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Northam there were 3 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Northam

    1 in 30

    In 2023 in Northam your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 30

  • 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

  • Northam

    1 in 14

    In 2023 in Northam your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 14

  • 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

Can your business benefit from our crime data? Insights to evaluate locations.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Northam rank in crime?

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

Is Northam a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Northam?

The top crime types in Northam are Theft, Assault and related offences, Drug dealing and trafficking.

What is the most reported crime in Northam?

435 Theft cases were reported in Northam in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Northam?

Crime in Northam has increased by 13.46% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Northam in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Northam?

The least safe suburb in Northam is Southern Brook, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Northam?

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

Where are Northam crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Northam by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Southern Brook, Malabaine and Buckland (WA).


Suburbs in Northam

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.

Feedback
How was your experience?
What could be improved about it? (optional)