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Crime rate in York, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 93/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    3,463

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,569.24 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    343

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    99.05

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    102

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

  • Property Crimes
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    115

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    29.45

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    33.21

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    86.32%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    60.56%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year York crime trends

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York crime compared

Top crime types in York:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in York there were 87 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    87

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in York there were 49 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    49

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in York there were 41 reported cases of Property damage.

    41

  • Theft

    In 2023 in York there were 34 reported cases of Theft.

    34

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in York there were 33 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    33

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in York there were 31 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    31

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in York there were 20 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    20

  • Arson

    In 2023 in York there were 16 reported cases of Arson.

    16

  • Deception

    In 2023 in York there were 13 reported cases of Deception.

    13

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in York there were 12 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    12

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in York there were 4 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    4

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in York there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in York there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • York

    1 in 34

    In 2023 in York your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 34

  • 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

  • York

    1 in 30

    In 2023 in York your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 30

  • 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 York rank in crime?

York lga is ranked 93/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is York a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in York?

The top crime types in York are Assault and related offences, Drug dealing and trafficking, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in York?

87 Assault and related offences cases were reported in York in 2023.

Is crime increasing in York?

Crime in York has decreased by 1.72% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in York in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in York?

The least safe suburb in York is Caljie, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in York?

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

Where are York crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in York by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Caljie, Cold Harbour and Burges.


Suburbs in York

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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