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Crime rate in 3040 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 75.58/100

(75.58% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    26,724

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    8.74 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,027

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    38.43

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    99

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

  • Property Crimes

    639

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    3.70

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    23.91

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    27.96%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    54.71%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 455 cases of Theft.

    455

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 99 cases of Breaches of orders.

    99

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 92 cases of Assault and related offences.

    92

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 90 cases of Property damage.

    90

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 90 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    90

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 60 cases of Deception.

    60

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 23 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    23

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 22 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    22

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 19 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    19

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 14 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    14

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 14 cases of Drug use and possession.

    14

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 13 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    13

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 11 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    11

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 8 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    8

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 7 cases of Robbery.

    7

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 4 cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    4

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 4 cases of Arson.

    4

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 1 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3040 there were 1 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3040

    1 in 270

    In 2023 in 3040 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 270

  • 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

  • 3040

    1 in 42

    In 2023 in 3040 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 42

  • 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


Frequently Asked Questions

How does 3040 rank in crime?

3040 postcode is ranked 75.58/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3040 a safe postcode?

3040 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3040?

The top crime types in 3040 are Theft, Breaches of orders, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 3040?

455 Theft cases were reported in 3040 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3040?

Crime in 3040 has decreased by 2.56% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3040 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3040 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3040?

The least safe suburb in 3040 is Essendon, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3040?

The safest suburb in 3040 is Aberfeldie, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3040 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3040 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Essendon, Essendon West and Aberfeldie.


Suburbs in Post Code 3040

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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