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Crime rate in Swan Hill, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 48/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    21,400

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    5,822.83 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,496

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    69.91

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    272

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

  • Property Crimes
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    461

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    12.71

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    21.54

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    60.76%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    31.79%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Swan Hill crime trends

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Swan Hill crime compared

Top crime types in Swan Hill:


  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 303 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    303

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 270 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    270

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 212 reported cases of Theft.

    212

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 159 reported cases of Property damage.

    159

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 72 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    72

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 69 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    69

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 68 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    68

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 60 reported cases of Deception.

    60

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 58 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    58

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 51 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    51

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 45 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    45

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 32 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    32

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 31 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    31

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 21 reported cases of Arson.

    21

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 21 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    21

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 15 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    15

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 4 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    4

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

  • Bribery

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 1 reported cases of Bribery.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Swan Hill there were 1 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Swan Hill

    1 in 79

    In 2023 in Swan Hill your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 79

  • 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

  • Swan Hill

    1 in 46

    In 2023 in Swan Hill your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 46

  • 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 Swan Hill rank in crime?

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

Is Swan Hill a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Swan Hill?

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

What is the most reported crime in Swan Hill?

303 Breaches of orders cases were reported in Swan Hill in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Swan Hill?

Crime in Swan Hill has increased by 0.54% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Swan Hill in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Swan Hill in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Swan Hill?

The least safe suburb in Swan Hill is Natya, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Swan Hill?

The safest suburb in Swan Hill is Pira, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Swan Hill crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Swan Hill by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Natya, Annuello and Tresco.


Suburbs in Swan Hill

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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