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Crime rate in 3953 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 63.23/100

(63.23% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    8,107

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    481.33 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    441

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    54.40

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    60

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

  • Property Crimes
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    203

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.40

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    25.04

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    55.07%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    56.32%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 3953 crime trends

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post code 3953 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 3953:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 96 reported cases of Theft.

    96

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 69 reported cases of Breaches of orders.

    69

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 59 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    59

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 57 reported cases of Property damage.

    57

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 47 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    47

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 22 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    22

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 19 reported cases of Deception.

    19

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 15 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    15

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 13 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    13

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 12 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    12

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 8 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    8

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 8 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    8

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 5 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    5

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 3 reported cases of Arson.

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 3 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 3 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    3

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 3953 there were 1 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3953

    1 in 135

    In 2023 in 3953 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 135

  • 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

  • 3953

    1 in 40

    In 2023 in 3953 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 40

  • 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 3953 rank in crime?

3953 postcode is ranked 63.23/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3953 a safe postcode?

3953 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3953?

The top crime types in 3953 are Theft, Breaches of orders, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 3953?

96 Theft cases were reported in 3953 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3953?

Crime in 3953 has increased by 1.61% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3953 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3953 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3953?

The least safe suburb in 3953 is Wild Dog Valley (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3953?

The safest suburb in 3953 is Leongatha, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3953 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3953 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Wild Dog Valley (Vic.), Wooreen and Nerrena.


Suburbs in Post Code 3953

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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