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Crime rate in 3178 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 79.73/100

(79.73% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    33,571

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    21.77 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,209

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    36.01

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    115

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

  • Property Crimes

    683

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    3.43

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    20.34

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    25.5%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    45.86%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 472 cases of Theft.

    472

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 133 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    133

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 126 cases of Breaches of orders.

    126

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 110 cases of Assault and related offences.

    110

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 83 cases of Deception.

    83

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 71 cases of Property damage.

    71

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 51 cases of Drug use and possession.

    51

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 38 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    38

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 28 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    28

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 27 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    27

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 20 cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    20

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 18 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    18

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 8 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    8

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 7 cases of Arson.

    7

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 5 cases of Robbery.

    5

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 5 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    5

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 3 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 3 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3178 there were 1 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3178

    1 in 292

    In 2023 in 3178 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 292

  • 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

  • 3178

    1 in 49

    In 2023 in 3178 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 49

  • 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 3178 rank in crime?

3178 postcode is ranked 79.73/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3178 a safe postcode?

3178 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3178?

The top crime types in 3178 are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Breaches of orders.

What is the most reported crime in 3178?

472 Theft cases were reported in 3178 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3178?

Crime in 3178 has increased by 24.77% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3178 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3178 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3178?

The least safe suburb in 3178 is Rowville, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3178?

The safest suburb in 3178 is Rowville, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3178 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3178 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Rowville.


Suburbs in Post Code 3178

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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