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Crime rate in Wagin, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 58/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    1,756

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,946.18 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    107

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    60.93

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    30

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

  • Property Crimes
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    58

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    17.08

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    33.03

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    72.84%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    59.96%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Wagin crime trends

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Wagin crime compared

Top crime types in Wagin:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Wagin there were 29 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    29

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Wagin there were 28 reported cases of Property damage.

    28

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

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

    15

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Wagin there were 14 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    14

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Wagin there were 13 reported cases of Theft.

    13

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Wagin there were 3 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    3

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Wagin there were 2 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    2

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Wagin there were 1 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    1

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Wagin there were 1 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    1

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Wagin there were 1 reported cases of Deception.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Wagin

    1 in 59

    In 2023 in Wagin your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 59

  • 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

  • Wagin

    1 in 30

    In 2023 in Wagin your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 30

  • 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 Wagin rank in crime?

Wagin lga is ranked 58/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Wagin a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Wagin?

The top crime types in Wagin are Assault and related offences, Property damage, Drug dealing and trafficking.

What is the most reported crime in Wagin?

29 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Wagin in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Wagin?

Crime in Wagin has decreased by 18.94% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Wagin in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Wagin?

The least safe suburb in Wagin is Wedgecarrup, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Wagin?

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

Where are Wagin crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Wagin by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Wedgecarrup, Piesseville and Lime Lake.


Suburbs in Wagin

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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