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Crime rate in 5159 Post Code, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 73.77/100

(73.77% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    33,630

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    37.42 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    633

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    18.82

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    114

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

  • Property Crimes
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    471

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    3.39

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    14.01

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    25.14%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    27.03%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 5159 crime trends

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post code 5159 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 5159:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 232 reported cases of Theft.

    232

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 168 reported cases of Property damage.

    168

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 106 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    106

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 71 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    71

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 38 reported cases of Deception.

    38

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 8 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    8

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 5 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    5

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 2 reported cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 5159 there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 5159

    1 in 295

    In 2023 in 5159 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 295

  • SA

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • 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

  • 5159

    1 in 71

    In 2023 in 5159 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 71

  • SA

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in SA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • 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 5159 rank in crime?

5159 postcode is ranked 73.77/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 5159 a safe postcode?

5159 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 5159?

The top crime types in 5159 are Theft, Property damage, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 5159?

232 Theft cases were reported in 5159 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 5159?

Crime in 5159 has decreased by 5.38% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 5159 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 5159 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 5159?

The least safe suburb in 5159 is Flagstaff Hill, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 5159?

The safest suburb in 5159 is Aberfoyle Park, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 5159 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 5159 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Flagstaff Hill, Happy Valley (SA) and Chandlers Hill.


Suburbs in Post Code 5159

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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