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Crime rate in 5255 Post Code, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 55.07/100

(55.07% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    10,132

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    818.50 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    253

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    24.97

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    39

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

  • Property Crimes
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    203

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    3.85

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    20.04

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    29%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    44.89%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 5255 crime trends

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post code 5255 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 5255:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 5255 there were 118 reported cases of Theft.

    118

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 5255 there were 46 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    46

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 5255 there were 39 reported cases of Property damage.

    39

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 5255 there were 38 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    38

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 5255 there were 9 reported cases of Deception.

    9

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 5255 there were 2 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 5255 there were 1 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 5255

    1 in 260

    In 2023 in 5255 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 260

  • 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

  • 5255

    1 in 50

    In 2023 in 5255 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 50

  • 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 5255 rank in crime?

5255 postcode is ranked 55.07/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 5255 a safe postcode?

5255 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 5255?

The top crime types in 5255 are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in 5255?

118 Theft cases were reported in 5255 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 5255?

Crime in 5255 has increased by 13.45% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 5255 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 5255 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 5255?

The least safe suburb in 5255 is Finniss, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 5255?

The safest suburb in 5255 is Belvidere, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 5255 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 5255 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Finniss, Gemmells and Bletchley.


Suburbs in Post Code 5255

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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