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Crime rate in 3168 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 85.52/100

(85.52% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    21,883

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    9.41 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,797

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    82.12

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    153

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

  • Property Crimes

    1,218

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.99

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    55.66

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    52.37%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    87.33%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 901 cases of Theft.

    901

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 176 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    176

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 142 cases of Assault and related offences.

    142

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 138 cases of Property damage.

    138

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 125 cases of Breaches of orders.

    125

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 115 cases of Deception.

    115

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 35 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    35

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 33 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    33

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 30 cases of Drug use and possession.

    30

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 22 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    22

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 18 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    18

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 15 cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    15

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 11 cases of Robbery.

    11

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 10 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    10

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 8 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    8

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 7 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 4 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    4

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 3 cases of Arson.

    3

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 2 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    2

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3168 there were 2 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3168

    1 in 143

    In 2023 in 3168 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 143

  • 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

  • 3168

    1 in 18

    In 2023 in 3168 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 18

  • 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 3168 rank in crime?

3168 postcode is ranked 85.52/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3168 a safe postcode?

3168 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3168?

The top crime types in 3168 are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 3168?

901 Theft cases were reported in 3168 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3168?

Crime in 3168 has increased by 14.68% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3168 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3168 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3168?

The least safe suburb in 3168 is Clayton, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3168?

The safest suburb in 3168 is Notting Hill, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3168 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3168 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Clayton and Notting Hill.


Suburbs in Post Code 3168

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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