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Crime rate in Wanneroo, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 39/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    218,060

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    686.25 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    12,067

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    55.34

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    2,532

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

  • Property Crimes
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    5,582

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    11.61

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    25.60

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    57.75%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    43.86%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Wanneroo crime trends

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Wanneroo crime compared

Top crime types in Wanneroo:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 3,106 reported cases of Theft.

    3,106

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 1,987 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,987

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 1,395 reported cases of Property damage.

    1,395

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 1,334 reported cases of Deception.

    1,334

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 1,205 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1,205

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 1,024 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    1,024

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 747 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    747

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 397 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    397

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 390 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    390

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 295 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    295

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 120 reported cases of Robbery.

    120

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 39 reported cases of Arson.

    39

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 21 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    21

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Wanneroo there were 7 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    7

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Wanneroo

    1 in 86

    In 2023 in Wanneroo your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 86

  • 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

  • Wanneroo

    1 in 39

    In 2023 in Wanneroo your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 39

  • 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 Wanneroo rank in crime?

Wanneroo lga is ranked 39/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Wanneroo a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Wanneroo?

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

What is the most reported crime in Wanneroo?

3,106 Theft cases were reported in Wanneroo in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Wanneroo?

Crime in Wanneroo has increased by 7.26% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Wanneroo in 2023?

There were 7 Homicide and related offences cases in Wanneroo in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Wanneroo?

The least safe suburb in Wanneroo is Jandabup, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Wanneroo?

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

Where are Wanneroo crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Wanneroo by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Jandabup, Darch and Carramar (WA).


Suburbs in Wanneroo

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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