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Crime rate in Waroona, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 44/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    4,233

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    569.78 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    236

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    55.75

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    59

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

  • Property Crimes
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    94

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    13.94

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    22.21

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    65.19%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    34.21%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Waroona crime trends

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Waroona crime compared

Top crime types in Waroona:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 46 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    46

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 42 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    42

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 39 reported cases of Theft.

    39

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 33 reported cases of Property damage.

    33

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 23 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    23

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 15 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    15

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 13 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    13

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 12 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    12

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 6 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    6

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 6 reported cases of Deception.

    6

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Waroona there were 1 reported cases of Arson.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Waroona

    1 in 72

    In 2023 in Waroona your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 72

  • 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

  • Waroona

    1 in 45

    In 2023 in Waroona your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 45

  • 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 Waroona rank in crime?

Waroona lga is ranked 44/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Waroona a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Waroona?

The top crime types in Waroona are Assault and related offences, Drug dealing and trafficking, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Waroona?

46 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Waroona in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Waroona?

Crime in Waroona has decreased by 1.26% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Waroona in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Waroona?

The least safe suburb in Waroona is Wagerup, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Waroona?

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

Where are Waroona crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Waroona by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Wagerup, Hamel and Preston Beach.


Suburbs in Waroona

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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