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Crime rate in 3156 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 85.48/100

(85.48% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    38,490

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    53.51 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,568

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    40.74

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    167

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

  • Property Crimes

    800

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    4.34

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    20.78

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    33.15%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    46.86%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 492 cases of Theft.

    492

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 193 cases of Breaches of orders.

    193

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 163 cases of Assault and related offences.

    163

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 148 cases of Property damage.

    148

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 147 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    147

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 104 cases of Drug use and possession.

    104

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 86 cases of Deception.

    86

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 60 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    60

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 51 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    51

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 26 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    26

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 21 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    21

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 17 cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    17

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 16 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    16

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 13 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    13

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 13 cases of Arson.

    13

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 9 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    9

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 4 cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 2 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 2 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    2

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3156 there were 1 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3156

    1 in 230

    In 2023 in 3156 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 230

  • 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

  • 3156

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in 3156 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 48

  • 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 3156 rank in crime?

3156 postcode is ranked 85.48/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3156 a safe postcode?

3156 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3156?

The top crime types in 3156 are Theft, Breaches of orders, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 3156?

492 Theft cases were reported in 3156 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3156?

Crime in 3156 has increased by 12.72% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3156 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3156 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3156?

The least safe suburb in 3156 is Ferntree Gully, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3156?

The safest suburb in 3156 is Lysterfield, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3156 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3156 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Ferntree Gully, Upper Ferntree Gully and Lysterfield South.


Suburbs in Post Code 3156

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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