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Crime rate in Richmond, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 26/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    762

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    26,580.75 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    56

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    73.49

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    4

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

  • Property Crimes
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    21

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.25

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    27.56

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    19.72%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    47.69%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Richmond crime trends

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Richmond crime compared

Top crime types in Richmond:


  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 11 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    11

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 10 reported cases of Theft.

    10

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 9 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    9

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 7 reported cases of Property damage.

    7

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 7 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    7

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 3 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    3

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 2 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    2

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 2 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    2

  • Deception

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

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 1 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 1 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Richmond there were 1 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Richmond

    1 in 191

    In 2023 in Richmond your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 191

  • 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

  • Richmond

    1 in 36

    In 2023 in Richmond your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 36

  • 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 Richmond rank in crime?

Richmond lga is ranked 26/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Richmond a safe lga?

Richmond lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Richmond?

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

What is the most reported crime in Richmond?

11 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Richmond in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Richmond?

Crime in Richmond has increased by 47.37% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Richmond in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Richmond?

The least safe suburb in Richmond is Maxwelton, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Richmond?

The safest suburb in Richmond is Saxby, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Richmond crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Richmond by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Maxwelton, Woolgar and Cambridge (Qld).


Suburbs in Richmond

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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