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Crime rate in 4740 Post Code, QLD, Australia

Crime Rank: 99.07/100

(99.07% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    85,455

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    841.49 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    9,286

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    108.67

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    765

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

  • Property Crimes
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    4,446

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    8.95

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    52.03

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    63.8%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    85.76%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 4740 crime trends

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post code 4740 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 4740:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 2,509 reported cases of Theft.

    2,509

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 1,477 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1,477

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 942 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    942

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 851 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    851

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 801 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    801

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 729 reported cases of Property damage.

    729

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 724 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    724

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 323 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    323

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 280 reported cases of Deception.

    280

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 174 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    174

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 159 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    159

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 108 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    108

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 82 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    82

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 52 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    52

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 40 reported cases of Robbery.

    40

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 34 reported cases of Arson.

    34

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 4740 there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 4740

    1 in 112

    In 2023 in 4740 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 112

  • QLD

    1 in 131

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 131

  • 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

  • 4740

    1 in 19

    In 2023 in 4740 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 19

  • QLD

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • 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 4740 rank in crime?

4740 postcode is ranked 99.07/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 4740 a safe postcode?

4740 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 4740?

The top crime types in 4740 are Theft, Drug dealing and trafficking, Disorderly and offensive conduct.

What is the most reported crime in 4740?

2,509 Theft cases were reported in 4740 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 4740?

Crime in 4740 has increased by 6.98% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 4740 in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in 4740 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 4740?

The least safe suburb in 4740 is Haliday Bay, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 4740?

The safest suburb in 4740 is Mackay, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 4740 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 4740 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Haliday Bay, Alexandra (Qld) and Erakala.


Suburbs in Post Code 4740

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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