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Crime rate in West Wimmera, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 23/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    3,929

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    8,460.44 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    135

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    34.36

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    24

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

  • Property Crimes
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    54

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    6.11

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    13.74

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    23.94%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    11.67%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year West Wimmera crime trends

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West Wimmera crime compared

Top crime types in West Wimmera:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 32 reported cases of Theft.

    32

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 24 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    24

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 16 reported cases of Property damage.

    16

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 16 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    16

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 10 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    10

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 6 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    6

  • Deception

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 5 reported cases of Deception.

    5

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 5 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    5

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 4 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    4

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 3 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    3

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 3 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 3 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    3

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 2 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    2

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 2 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    2

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 1 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Regulatory driving offences

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 1 reported cases of Regulatory driving offences.

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in West Wimmera there were 1 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • West Wimmera

    1 in 164

    In 2023 in West Wimmera your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 164

  • VIC

    1 in 146

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 146

  • 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

  • West Wimmera

    1 in 73

    In 2023 in West Wimmera your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 73

  • VIC

    1 in 31

    In 2023 in VIC your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31

  • 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 West Wimmera rank in crime?

West Wimmera lga is ranked 23/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is West Wimmera a safe lga?

West Wimmera lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in West Wimmera?

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

What is the most reported crime in West Wimmera?

32 Theft cases were reported in West Wimmera in 2023.

Is crime increasing in West Wimmera?

Crime in West Wimmera has increased by 40.63% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in West Wimmera in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in West Wimmera in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in West Wimmera?

The least safe suburb in West Wimmera is Chetwynd, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in West Wimmera?

The safest suburb in West Wimmera is Telopea Downs, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are West Wimmera crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in West Wimmera by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Chetwynd, Charam and Connewirricoo.


Suburbs in West Wimmera

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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