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Crime rate in Weipa, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 32/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    4,103

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    9.29 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    230

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    56.06

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    39

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

  • Property Crimes
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    74

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    9.51

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    18.04

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    46.48%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    21.53%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Weipa crime trends

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Weipa crime compared

Top crime types in Weipa:


  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 54 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    54

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 38 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    38

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 31 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    31

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 28 reported cases of Theft.

    28

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 22 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    22

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 18 reported cases of Property damage.

    18

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 11 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    11

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

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

    6

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 5 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    5

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 5 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    5

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 4 reported cases of Deception.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 3 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 2 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 2 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    2

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Weipa there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Weipa

    1 in 105

    In 2023 in Weipa your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 105

  • QLD

    1 in 131

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 131

  • 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

  • Weipa

    1 in 55

    In 2023 in Weipa your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 55

  • QLD

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • 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 Weipa rank in crime?

Weipa lga is ranked 32/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Weipa a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Weipa?

The top crime types in Weipa are Transport regulation offences, Assault and related offences, Disorderly and offensive conduct.

What is the most reported crime in Weipa?

54 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Weipa in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Weipa?

Crime in Weipa has decreased by 23.33% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Weipa in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Weipa in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Weipa?

The least safe suburb in Weipa is Nanum, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Weipa?

The safest suburb in Weipa is Evans Landing, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Weipa crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Weipa by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Nanum, Trunding and Rocky Point (Weipa - Qld).


Suburbs in Weipa

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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