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Crime rate in Paroo, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    1,686

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    45,819.07 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    408

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    241.99

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    33

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

  • Property Crimes
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    157

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    19.57

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    93.12

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    78.67%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    92.96%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Paroo crime trends

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Paroo crime compared

Top crime types in Paroo:


  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 81 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    81

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 59 reported cases of Theft.

    59

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 55 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    55

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 50 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    50

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 42 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    42

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 34 reported cases of Property damage.

    34

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 33 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    33

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 13 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    13

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 10 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    10

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 10 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    10

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 8 reported cases of Deception.

    8

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 6 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    6

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 4 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    4

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 2 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Paroo there were 1 reported cases of Arson.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Paroo

    1 in 51

    In 2023 in Paroo your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 51

  • 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

  • Paroo

    1 in 11

    In 2023 in Paroo your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 11

  • 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 Paroo rank in crime?

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

Is Paroo a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Paroo?

The top crime types in Paroo are Disorderly and offensive conduct, Theft, Transport regulation offences.

What is the most reported crime in Paroo?

81 Disorderly and offensive conduct cases were reported in Paroo in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Paroo?

Crime in Paroo has increased by 66.53% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Paroo in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Paroo?

The least safe suburb in Paroo is Yowah, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Paroo?

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

Where are Paroo crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Paroo by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Yowah, Widgeegoara and Noorama.


Suburbs in Paroo

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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