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Crime rate in South Gippsland, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 32/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    29,179

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,501.17 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,459

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    50.00

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    203

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

  • Property Crimes
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    607

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    6.96

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    20.80

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    29.98%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    29.78%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year South Gippsland crime trends

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South Gippsland crime compared

Top crime types in South Gippsland:


  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 310 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    310

  • Theft

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 263 reported cases of Theft.

    263

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 201 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    201

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 176 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    176

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 157 reported cases of Property damage.

    157

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 79 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    79

  • Deception

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 46 reported cases of Deception.

    46

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 46 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    46

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 42 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    42

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 34 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    34

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 28 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    28

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 25 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    25

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 19 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    19

  • Arson

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 11 reported cases of Arson.

    11

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 7 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    7

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 6 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    6

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 3 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    3

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 2 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in South Gippsland there were 1 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • South Gippsland

    1 in 144

    In 2023 in South Gippsland your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 144

  • VIC

    1 in 146

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 146

  • 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 Gippsland

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in South Gippsland your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 48

  • VIC

    1 in 31

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31

  • 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 Gippsland rank in crime?

South Gippsland lga is ranked 32/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is South Gippsland a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in South Gippsland?

The top crime types in South Gippsland are Breaches of orders, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in South Gippsland?

310 Breaches of orders cases were reported in South Gippsland in 2023.

Is crime increasing in South Gippsland?

Crime in South Gippsland has increased by 13.81% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in South Gippsland in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in South Gippsland in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in South Gippsland?

The least safe suburb in South Gippsland is Boolarong, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in South Gippsland?

The safest suburb in South Gippsland is Turtons Creek, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are South Gippsland crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in South Gippsland by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Boolarong, Woorarra West and Berrys Creek.


Suburbs in South Gippsland

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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