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Crime rate in Towong, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 18/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    6,384

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    7,216.53 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    198

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    31.02

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    24

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

  • Property Crimes
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    70

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    3.76

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    10.96

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    8.85%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    6.24%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Towong crime trends

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Towong crime compared

Top crime types in Towong:


  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Towong there were 43 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    43

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Towong there were 30 reported cases of Property damage.

    30

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Towong there were 27 reported cases of Theft.

    27

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Towong there were 24 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    24

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Towong there were 14 reported cases of Deception.

    14

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Towong there were 12 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    12

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Towong there were 11 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    11

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Towong there were 10 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    10

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Towong there were 6 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    6

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Towong there were 6 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    6

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Towong there were 5 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    5

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Towong there were 3 reported cases of Arson.

    3

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Towong there were 2 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Towong there were 1 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Towong there were 1 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    1

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Towong there were 1 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Towong

    1 in 266

    In 2023 in Towong your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 266

  • 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

  • Towong

    1 in 91

    In 2023 in Towong your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 91

  • 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 Towong rank in crime?

Towong lga is ranked 18/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Towong a safe lga?

Towong lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Towong?

The top crime types in Towong are Breaches of orders, Property damage, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Towong?

43 Breaches of orders cases were reported in Towong in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Towong?

Crime in Towong has increased by 45.59% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Towong in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Towong in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Towong?

The least safe suburb in Towong is Jarvis Creek, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Towong?

The safest suburb in Towong is Shelley (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Towong crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Towong by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Jarvis Creek, Tallangatta Valley and Tallangatta South.


Suburbs in Towong

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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