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Crime rate in Swan, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 64/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    147,838

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    954.45 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    13,702

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    92.68

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    2,684

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

  • Property Crimes
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    7,414

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    18.16

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    50.15

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    74.85%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    79.07%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Swan crime trends

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Swan crime compared

Top crime types in Swan:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Swan there were 4,695 reported cases of Theft.

    4,695

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Swan there were 2,238 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    2,238

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Swan there were 1,573 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,573

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Swan there were 1,185 reported cases of Deception.

    1,185

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Swan there were 1,000 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1,000

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Swan there were 853 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    853

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Swan there were 810 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    810

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Swan there were 566 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    566

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Swan there were 314 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    314

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Swan there were 284 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    284

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Swan there were 106 reported cases of Robbery.

    106

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Swan there were 52 reported cases of Arson.

    52

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Swan there were 22 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    22

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Swan there were 4 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    4

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Swan

    1 in 55

    In 2023 in Swan your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 55

  • 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

  • Swan

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in Swan your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • 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 Swan rank in crime?

Swan lga is ranked 64/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Swan a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Swan?

The top crime types in Swan are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Swan?

4,695 Theft cases were reported in Swan in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Swan?

Crime in Swan has increased by 14.66% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Swan in 2023?

There were 4 Homicide and related offences cases in Swan in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Swan?

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

What is the safest suburb in Swan?

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

Where are Swan crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Swan by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Belhus, Gidgegannup and Aveley.


Suburbs in Swan

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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