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Crime rate in South Burnett, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 48/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    32,894

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    8,375.46 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    3,576

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    108.71

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    289

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,384

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.79

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    42.07

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    42.45%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    70.62%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year South Burnett crime trends

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South Burnett crime compared

Top crime types in South Burnett:


  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 737 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    737

  • Theft

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 569 reported cases of Theft.

    569

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 492 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    492

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 356 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    356

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 351 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    351

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 313 reported cases of Property damage.

    313

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 260 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    260

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 129 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    129

  • Deception

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 75 reported cases of Deception.

    75

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 75 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    75

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 74 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    74

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 55 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    55

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 35 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    35

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 28 reported cases of Robbery.

    28

  • Arson

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 17 reported cases of Arson.

    17

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 9 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    9

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in South Burnett there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • South Burnett

    1 in 114

    In 2023 in South Burnett your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 114

  • 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

  • South Burnett

    1 in 24

    In 2023 in South Burnett your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 24

  • 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 South Burnett rank in crime?

South Burnett lga is ranked 48/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is South Burnett a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in South Burnett?

The top crime types in South Burnett are Drug dealing and trafficking, Theft, Transport regulation offences.

What is the most reported crime in South Burnett?

737 Drug dealing and trafficking cases were reported in South Burnett in 2023.

Is crime increasing in South Burnett?

Crime in South Burnett has increased by 21.22% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in South Burnett in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in South Burnett in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in South Burnett?

The least safe suburb in South Burnett is Ballogie, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in South Burnett?

The safest suburb in South Burnett is Murgon, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are South Burnett crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in South Burnett by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Ballogie, Kitoba and Wyalla.


Suburbs in South Burnett

Abbeywood (10) Alice Creek (10) Ballogie (10) Barker Creek Flat (34) Barlil (10) Benair (10) Benarkin (50) Benarkin North (10) Blackbutt (Qld) (15) Blackbutt North (10) Blackbutt South (23) Booie (10) Boondooma (23) Boyneside (15) Brigooda (12) Brooklands (10) Bullcamp (10) Bunya Mountains (10) Byee (10) Chahpingah (16) Charlestown (Qld) (10) Chelmsford (10) Cloyna (10) Cobbs Hill (10) Coolabunia (21) Corndale (Qld) (21) Coverty (45) Crawford (10) Cushnie (10) Dangore (10) Durong (21) East Nanango (15) Ellesmere (10) Fairdale (10) Ficks Crossing (18) Glan Devon (38) Glenrock (Qld) (10) Goodger (13) Gordonbrook (10) Greenview (10) Haly Creek (10) Hivesville (23) Hodgleigh (11) Inverlaw (16) Ironpot (South Burnett - Qld) (20) Kawl Kawl (10) Keysland (50) Kingaroy (19) Kinleymore (10) Kitoba (10) Kumbia (11) Kunioon (11) Leafdale (10) Maidenwell (21) Mannuem (10) Marshlands (10) Melrose (Qld) (10) Memerambi (29) Merlwood (10) Moffatdale (10) Mondure (10) Moondooner (10) Mount Mceuen (41) Mp Creek (10) Murgon (72) Nanango (18) Neumgna (45) Nukku (10) Oakdale (Qld) (10) Okeden (39) Pimpimbudgee (11) Proston (16) Redgate (Qld) (10) Runnymede (Qld) (10) Sandy Ridges (10) Silverleaf (10) South East Nanango (10) South Nanango (10) Speedwell (10) Stalworth (50) Stonelands (10) Sunny Nook (17) Taabinga (14) Tablelands (South Burnett - Qld) (10) Taromeo (10) Tarong (10) Teelah (25) Tingoora (10) Warnung (10) Wattle Camp (14) Wattle Grove (Qld) (15) Wengenville (10) Wheatlands (10) Wigton (10) Wilkesdale (10) Wondai (22) Wooroolin (16) Wooroonden (10) Wyalla (10)

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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