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Crime rate in 3940 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 56.4/100

(56.4% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    5,246

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    4.64 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    299

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    57.00

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    45

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

  • Property Crimes
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    150

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.58

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    28.59

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    61.87%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    63.11%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 83 cases of Theft.

    83

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 45 cases of Assault and related offences.

    45

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 39 cases of Breaches of orders.

    39

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 33 cases of Property damage.

    33

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 32 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    32

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 13 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    13

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 12 cases of Deception.

    12

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 9 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    9

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 5 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    5

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 5 cases of Drug use and possession.

    5

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 5 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    5

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 5 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    5

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 3 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 3 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    3

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 2 cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 2 cases of Arson.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 2 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3940 there were 1 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3940

    1 in 117

    In 2023 in 3940 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 117

  • 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

  • 3940

    1 in 35

    In 2023 in 3940 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 35

  • 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 3940 rank in crime?

3940 postcode is ranked 56.4/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3940 a safe postcode?

3940 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3940?

The top crime types in 3940 are Theft, Assault and related offences, Breaches of orders.

What is the most reported crime in 3940?

83 Theft cases were reported in 3940 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3940?

Crime in 3940 has decreased by 0.99% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3940 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3940 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3940?

The least safe suburb in 3940 is Capel Sound, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3940?

The safest suburb in 3940 is Capel Sound, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3940 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3940 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Capel Sound.


Suburbs in Post Code 3940

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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