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Crime rate in 5244 Post Code, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 40.06/100

(40.06% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    4,450

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    223.48 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    61

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    13.71

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    18

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

  • Property Crimes
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    39

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    4.04

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    8.76

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    30.77%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    12.35%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 5244 crime trends

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post code 5244 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 5244:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 5244 there were 17 reported cases of Theft.

    17

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 5244 there were 16 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    16

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 5244 there were 16 reported cases of Property damage.

    16

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 5244 there were 6 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    6

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 5244 there were 3 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    3

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 5244 there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 5244 there were 1 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 5244 there were 1 reported cases of Deception.

    1


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 5244

    1 in 247

    In 2023 in 5244 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 247

  • 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

  • 5244

    1 in 114

    In 2023 in 5244 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 114

  • 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 5244 rank in crime?

5244 postcode is ranked 40.06/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 5244 a safe postcode?

5244 postcode is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 5244?

The top crime types in 5244 are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in 5244?

17 Theft cases were reported in 5244 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 5244?

Crime in 5244 has increased by 7.02% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 5244 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 5244 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 5244?

The least safe suburb in 5244 is Charleston, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 5244?

The safest suburb in 5244 is Woodside (SA), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 5244 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 5244 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Charleston, Harrogate and Mount Torrens.


Suburbs in Post Code 5244

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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