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Crime rate in Stirling, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 54/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    228,856

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    104.16 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    20,396

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    89.12

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    2,950

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

  • Property Crimes
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    10,724

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    12.89

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    46.86

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    61.97%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    76.26%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Stirling crime trends

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Stirling crime compared

Top crime types in Stirling:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 6,890 reported cases of Theft.

    6,890

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 3,809 reported cases of Deception.

    3,809

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 2,408 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    2,408

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 2,065 reported cases of Property damage.

    2,065

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 1,434 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1,434

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 1,245 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    1,245

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 903 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    903

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 576 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    576

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 479 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    479

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 370 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    370

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 144 reported cases of Robbery.

    144

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 45 reported cases of Arson.

    45

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 21 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    21

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Stirling there were 7 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    7

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Stirling

    1 in 78

    In 2023 in Stirling your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 78

  • 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

  • Stirling

    1 in 21

    In 2023 in Stirling your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 21

  • 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 Stirling rank in crime?

Stirling lga is ranked 54/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Stirling a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Stirling?

The top crime types in Stirling are Theft, Deception, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Stirling?

6,890 Theft cases were reported in Stirling in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Stirling?

Crime in Stirling has increased by 5.39% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Stirling in 2023?

There were 7 Homicide and related offences cases in Stirling in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Stirling?

The least safe suburb in Stirling is Menora, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Stirling?

The safest suburb in Stirling is Mirrabooka (WA), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Stirling crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Stirling by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Menora, Coolbinia and Woodlands (WA).


Suburbs in Stirling

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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