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Crime rate in Victor Harbor, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 25/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    15,944

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    318.15 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    489

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    30.67

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    118

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

  • Property Crimes
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    326

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.40

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    20.45

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    32.8%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    29.18%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Victor Harbor crime trends

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Victor Harbor crime compared

Top crime types in Victor Harbor:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor there were 183 reported cases of Theft.

    183

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor there were 112 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    112

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor there were 85 reported cases of Property damage.

    85

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor there were 58 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    58

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor there were 37 reported cases of Deception.

    37

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor there were 8 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    8

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor there were 4 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    4

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor there were 1 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Victor Harbor

    1 in 135

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 135

  • SA

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • 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

  • Victor Harbor

    1 in 49

    In 2023 in Victor Harbor your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 49

  • SA

    1 in 20

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

  • 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 Victor Harbor rank in crime?

Victor Harbor lga is ranked 25/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Victor Harbor a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Victor Harbor?

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

What is the most reported crime in Victor Harbor?

183 Theft cases were reported in Victor Harbor in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Victor Harbor?

Crime in Victor Harbor has increased by 29.71% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Victor Harbor in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Victor Harbor in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Victor Harbor?

The least safe suburb in Victor Harbor is Lower Inman Valley, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Victor Harbor?

The safest suburb in Victor Harbor is Mount Jagged, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Victor Harbor crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Victor Harbor by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Lower Inman Valley, Waitpinga and Encounter Bay.


Suburbs in Victor Harbor

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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