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Crime rate in Port Pirie, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 64/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    17,427

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,971.30 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,222

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    70.12

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    335

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

  • Property Crimes
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    803

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    19.22

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    46.08

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    77.26%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    75.45%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Port Pirie crime trends

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Port Pirie crime compared

Top crime types in Port Pirie:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 386 reported cases of Theft.

    386

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 315 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    315

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 275 reported cases of Property damage.

    275

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 142 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    142

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 44 reported cases of Deception.

    44

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 33 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    33

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 9 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    9

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 8 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    8

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 7 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    7

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Port Pirie there were 3 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Port Pirie

    1 in 52

    In 2023 in Port Pirie your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 52

  • 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 Pirie

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in Port Pirie your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • 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 Pirie rank in crime?

Port Pirie lga is ranked 64/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Port Pirie a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Port Pirie?

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

What is the most reported crime in Port Pirie?

386 Theft cases were reported in Port Pirie in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Port Pirie?

Crime in Port Pirie has increased by 19.57% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Port Pirie in 2023?

There were 3 Homicide and related offences cases in Port Pirie in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Port Pirie?

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

What is the safest suburb in Port Pirie?

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

Where are Port Pirie crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Port Pirie by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Coonamia, Collinsfield and Nurom.


Suburbs in Port Pirie

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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