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Crime rate in 5237 Post Code, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 12.23/100

(12.23% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    361

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    198.11 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    10

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    27.70

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    1

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

  • Property Crimes

    9

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    2.77

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    24.93

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    20.19%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    56.07%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 5237 there were 5 cases of Theft.

    5

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 5237 there were 3 cases of Property damage.

    3

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 5237 there were 1 cases of Assault and related offences.

    1

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 5237 there were 1 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 5237

    1 in 361

    In 2023 in 5237 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 361

  • 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

  • 5237

    1 in 40

    In 2023 in 5237 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 40

  • 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


Frequently Asked Questions

How does 5237 rank in crime?

5237 postcode is ranked 12.23/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 5237 a safe postcode?

5237 postcode is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 5237?

The top crime types in 5237 are Theft, Property damage, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 5237?

5 Theft cases were reported in 5237 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 5237?

Crime in 5237 has increased by 25% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 5237 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 5237 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 5237?

The least safe suburb in 5237 is Palmer (SA), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 5237?

The safest suburb in 5237 is Sanderston, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 5237 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 5237 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Palmer (SA), Apamurra and Milendella.


Suburbs in Post Code 5237

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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