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Crime rate in 3172 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 74.38/100

(74.38% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    23,261

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    12.75 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    824

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    35.42

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    117

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

  • Property Crimes

    467

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.03

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    20.08

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    38.5%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    45.01%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 320 cases of Theft.

    320

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 104 cases of Assault and related offences.

    104

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 74 cases of Property damage.

    74

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 69 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    69

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 69 cases of Breaches of orders.

    69

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 46 cases of Deception.

    46

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 22 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    22

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 21 cases of Drug use and possession.

    21

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 20 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    20

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 19 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    19

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 15 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    15

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 13 cases of Robbery.

    13

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 9 cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    9

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 7 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    7

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 5 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    5

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 4 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    4

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 4 cases of Arson.

    4

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 3172 there were 3 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3172

    1 in 199

    In 2023 in 3172 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 199

  • 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

  • 3172

    1 in 50

    In 2023 in 3172 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 50

  • 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 3172 rank in crime?

3172 postcode is ranked 74.38/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3172 a safe postcode?

3172 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3172?

The top crime types in 3172 are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in 3172?

320 Theft cases were reported in 3172 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3172?

Crime in 3172 has increased by 1.98% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3172 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3172 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3172?

The least safe suburb in 3172 is Springvale South, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3172?

The safest suburb in 3172 is Dingley Village, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3172 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3172 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Springvale South and Dingley Village.


Suburbs in Post Code 3172

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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