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Crime rate in Yarra, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 58/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    80,727

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    17.49 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    9,508

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    117.78

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    894

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

  • Property Crimes
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    6,079

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    11.07

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    75.30

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    55.73%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    89.54%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Yarra crime trends

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Yarra crime compared

Top crime types in Yarra:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 4,253 reported cases of Theft.

    4,253

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 911 reported cases of Property damage.

    911

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 897 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    897

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 827 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    827

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 734 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    734

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 654 reported cases of Deception.

    654

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 217 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    217

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 198 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    198

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 156 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    156

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 153 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    153

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 120 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    120

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 103 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    103

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 72 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    72

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 67 reported cases of Robbery.

    67

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 52 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    52

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 43 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    43

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 19 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    19

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 18 reported cases of Arson.

    18

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 7 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    7

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    5

  • Transport regulation offences

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

    1

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Yarra there were 1 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Yarra

    1 in 90

    In 2023 in Yarra your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 90

  • 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

  • Yarra

    1 in 13

    In 2023 in Yarra your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 13

  • 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 Yarra rank in crime?

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

Is Yarra a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Yarra?

The top crime types in Yarra are Theft, Property damage, Burglary/Break and enter.

What is the most reported crime in Yarra?

4,253 Theft cases were reported in Yarra in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Yarra?

Crime in Yarra has increased by 13.7% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Yarra in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Yarra?

The least safe suburb in Yarra is Clifton Hill, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Yarra?

The safest suburb in Yarra is Fitzroy (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Yarra crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Yarra by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Clifton Hill, Alphington and Carlton North.


Suburbs in Yarra

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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