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Crime rate in Rockingham, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 58/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    134,897

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    223.26 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    11,248

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    83.38

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    2,347

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

  • Property Crimes
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    6,064

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    17.40

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    44.95

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    73.64%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    73.84%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Rockingham crime trends

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Rockingham crime compared

Top crime types in Rockingham:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 3,902 reported cases of Theft.

    3,902

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 1,850 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,850

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 1,171 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,171

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 984 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    984

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 881 reported cases of Deception.

    881

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 701 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    701

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 604 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    604

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 393 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    393

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 368 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    368

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 260 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    260

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 91 reported cases of Robbery.

    91

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 30 reported cases of Arson.

    30

  • Abduction and related offences

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

    9

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Rockingham there were 4 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    4

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Rockingham

    1 in 57

    In 2023 in Rockingham your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 57

  • WA

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 48

  • 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

  • Rockingham

    1 in 22

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

  • WA

    1 in 19

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 19

  • 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 Rockingham rank in crime?

Rockingham lga is ranked 58/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Rockingham a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Rockingham?

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

What is the most reported crime in Rockingham?

3,902 Theft cases were reported in Rockingham in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Rockingham?

Crime in Rockingham has increased by 16.22% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Rockingham in 2023?

There were 4 Homicide and related offences cases in Rockingham in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Rockingham?

The least safe suburb in Rockingham is Singleton (WA), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Rockingham?

The safest suburb in Rockingham is East Rockingham, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Rockingham crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Rockingham by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Singleton (WA), Secret Harbour and Karnup.


Suburbs in Rockingham

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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