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Crime rate in Northern Areas, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 22/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    4,530

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,911.60 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    112

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    24.72

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    28

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

  • Property Crimes
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    68

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    6.18

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    15.01

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    24.75%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    16.3%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Northern Areas crime trends

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Northern Areas crime compared

Top crime types in Northern Areas:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Northern Areas there were 28 reported cases of Theft.

    28

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Northern Areas there were 27 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    27

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Northern Areas there were 25 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    25

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Northern Areas there were 15 reported cases of Property damage.

    15

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Northern Areas there were 13 reported cases of Deception.

    13

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Northern Areas there were 2 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    2

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Northern Areas there were 1 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Northern Areas there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Northern Areas

    1 in 162

    In 2023 in Northern Areas your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 162

  • SA

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • 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

  • Northern Areas

    1 in 67

    In 2023 in Northern Areas your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 67

  • SA

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • 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 Northern Areas rank in crime?

Northern Areas lga is ranked 22/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Northern Areas a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Northern Areas?

The top crime types in Northern Areas are Theft, Assault and related offences, Burglary/Break and enter.

What is the most reported crime in Northern Areas?

28 Theft cases were reported in Northern Areas in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Northern Areas?

Crime in Northern Areas has increased by 45.45% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Northern Areas in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Northern Areas in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Northern Areas?

The least safe suburb in Northern Areas is Beetaloo Valley, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Northern Areas?

The safest suburb in Northern Areas is Huddleston, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Northern Areas crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Northern Areas by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Beetaloo Valley, Hornsdale and West Bundaleer.


Suburbs in Northern Areas

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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