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Crime rate in 3840 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 95.17/100

(95.17% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    17,223

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    341.19 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    3,486

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    202.40

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    453

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,266

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    26.30

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    73.51

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    93.68%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    91.91%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 928 cases of Breaches of orders.

    928

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 694 cases of Theft.

    694

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 435 cases of Assault and related offences.

    435

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 275 cases of Property damage.

    275

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 261 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    261

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 163 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    163

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 140 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    140

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 113 cases of Deception.

    113

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 111 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    111

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 108 cases of Drug use and possession.

    108

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 67 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    67

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 40 cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    40

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 36 cases of Arson.

    36

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 31 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    31

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 24 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    24

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 20 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    20

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 19 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    19

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 18 cases of Robbery.

    18

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 2 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3840 there were 1 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3840

    1 in 38

    In 2023 in 3840 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 38

  • 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

  • 3840

    1 in 14

    In 2023 in 3840 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 14

  • 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 3840 rank in crime?

3840 postcode is ranked 95.17/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3840 a safe postcode?

3840 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3840?

The top crime types in 3840 are Breaches of orders, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 3840?

928 Breaches of orders cases were reported in 3840 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3840?

Crime in 3840 has increased by 16.59% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3840 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3840 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3840?

The least safe suburb in 3840 is Jeeralang Junction, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3840?

The safest suburb in 3840 is Morwell, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3840 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3840 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Jeeralang Junction, Jeeralang and Hazelwood South.


Suburbs in Post Code 3840

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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