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Crime rate in Somerset, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 28/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    25,219

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    5,300.47 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,699

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    67.37

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    110

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

  • Property Crimes
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    783

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    4.36

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    31.05

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    12.07%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    55.33%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Somerset crime trends

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Somerset crime compared

Top crime types in Somerset:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 400 reported cases of Theft.

    400

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 379 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    379

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 173 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    173

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 142 reported cases of Property damage.

    142

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 140 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    140

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 106 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    106

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 104 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    104

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 62 reported cases of Deception.

    62

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 49 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    49

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 44 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    44

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 30 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    30

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 24 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    24

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 22 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    22

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 19 reported cases of Arson.

    19

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 4 reported cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Somerset there were 1 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Somerset

    1 in 229

    In 2023 in Somerset your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 229

  • 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

  • Somerset

    1 in 32

    In 2023 in Somerset your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 32

  • 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 Somerset rank in crime?

Somerset lga is ranked 28/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Somerset a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Somerset?

The top crime types in Somerset are Theft, Transport regulation offences, Burglary/Break and enter.

What is the most reported crime in Somerset?

400 Theft cases were reported in Somerset in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Somerset?

Crime in Somerset has decreased by 1.39% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Somerset in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Somerset?

The least safe suburb in Somerset is Biarra, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Somerset?

The safest suburb in Somerset is Lake Wivenhoe, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Somerset crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Somerset by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Biarra, Linville and Yimbun.


Suburbs in Somerset

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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