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Crime rate in 3197 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 68.99/100

(68.99% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    12,032

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    5.82 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    675

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    56.10

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    64

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

  • Property Crimes
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    357

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.32

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    29.67

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    40.79%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    64.48%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 3197 crime trends

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post code 3197 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 3197:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 210 reported cases of Theft.

    210

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 99 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    99

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 66 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    66

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 59 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    59

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 45 reported cases of Property damage.

    45

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 42 reported cases of Deception.

    42

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 22 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    22

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 21 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    21

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 21 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    21

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 20 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    20

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 19 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    19

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 11 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    11

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 9 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    9

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 7 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    7

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 6 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    6

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 5 reported cases of Robbery.

    5

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 5 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    5

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 5 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    5

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 3197 there were 3 reported cases of Arson.

    3


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3197

    1 in 188

    In 2023 in 3197 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 188

  • 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

  • 3197

    1 in 34

    In 2023 in 3197 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 34

  • 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

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does 3197 rank in crime?

3197 postcode is ranked 68.99/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3197 a safe postcode?

3197 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3197?

The top crime types in 3197 are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Breaches of orders.

What is the most reported crime in 3197?

210 Theft cases were reported in 3197 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3197?

Crime in 3197 has increased by 23.18% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3197 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3197 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3197?

The least safe suburb in 3197 is Patterson Lakes, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3197?

The safest suburb in 3197 is Carrum, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3197 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3197 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Patterson Lakes and Carrum.


Suburbs in Post Code 3197

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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