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Crime rate in 3956 Post Code, VIC, Australia

Crime Rank: 43.77/100

(43.77% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    3,049

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    498.46 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    127

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    41.65

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    14

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

  • Property Crimes
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    60

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    4.59

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    19.68

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    35.36%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    44.09%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 27 cases of Theft.

    27

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 25 cases of Breaches of orders.

    25

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 22 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    22

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 14 cases of Assault and related offences.

    14

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 11 cases of Property damage.

    11

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 7 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    7

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 6 cases of Deception.

    6

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 4 cases of Drug use and possession.

    4

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 2 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    2

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 2 cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    2

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 2 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    2

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 2 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 1 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 1 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 3956 there were 1 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 3956

    1 in 218

    In 2023 in 3956 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 218

  • 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

  • 3956

    1 in 51

    In 2023 in 3956 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 51

  • 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 3956 rank in crime?

3956 postcode is ranked 43.77/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 3956 a safe postcode?

3956 postcode is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 3956?

The top crime types in 3956 are Theft, Breaches of orders, Burglary/Break and enter.

What is the most reported crime in 3956?

27 Theft cases were reported in 3956 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 3956?

Crime in 3956 has decreased by 8.63% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 3956 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 3956 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 3956?

The least safe suburb in 3956 is Walkerville South, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 3956?

The safest suburb in 3956 is Venus Bay (Vic.), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 3956 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 3956 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Walkerville South, Tarwin and Walkerville North.


Suburbs in Post Code 3956

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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