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Crime rate in Port Lincoln, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 98/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    14,458

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    32.91 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,753

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    121.25

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    355

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,331

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    24.55

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    92.06

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    84.31%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    92.56%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Port Lincoln crime trends

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Port Lincoln crime compared

Top crime types in Port Lincoln:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln there were 598 reported cases of Theft.

    598

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln there were 418 reported cases of Property damage.

    418

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln there were 337 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    337

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln there were 315 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    315

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln there were 43 reported cases of Deception.

    43

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln there were 19 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    19

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln there were 10 reported cases of Robbery.

    10

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln there were 5 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    5

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln there were 5 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    5

  • Abduction and related offences

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

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Port Lincoln

    1 in 41

    In 2023 in Port Lincoln your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 41

  • 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

  • Port Lincoln

    1 in 11

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

  • 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 Port Lincoln rank in crime?

Port Lincoln lga is ranked 98/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Port Lincoln a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Port Lincoln?

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

What is the most reported crime in Port Lincoln?

598 Theft cases were reported in Port Lincoln in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Port Lincoln?

Crime in Port Lincoln has increased by 6.57% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Port Lincoln in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Port Lincoln in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Port Lincoln?

The least safe suburb in Port Lincoln is Port Lincoln, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Port Lincoln?

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

Where are Port Lincoln crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Port Lincoln by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Port Lincoln.


Suburbs in Port Lincoln

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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