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Crime rate in Peterborough, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 61/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    1,641

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,265.26 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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    68.25

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    26

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

  • Property Crimes
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    83

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    15.84

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    50.58

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    70.02%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    79.68%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Peterborough crime trends

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Peterborough crime compared

Top crime types in Peterborough:


  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Peterborough there were 31 reported cases of Property damage.

    31

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Peterborough there were 29 reported cases of Theft.

    29

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Peterborough there were 25 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    25

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Peterborough there were 23 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    23

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Peterborough there were 2 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

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

    1

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Peterborough there were 1 reported cases of Deception.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Peterborough

    1 in 63

    In 2023 in Peterborough your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 63

  • 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

  • Peterborough

    1 in 20

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

  • 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 Peterborough rank in crime?

Peterborough lga is ranked 61/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Peterborough a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Peterborough?

The top crime types in Peterborough are Property damage, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Peterborough?

31 Property damage cases were reported in Peterborough in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Peterborough?

Crime in Peterborough has increased by 96.49% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Peterborough in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Peterborough?

The least safe suburb in Peterborough is Sunnybrae, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Peterborough?

The safest suburb in Peterborough is Oodla Wirra, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Peterborough crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Peterborough by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Sunnybrae, Ucolta and Parnaroo.


Suburbs in Peterborough

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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