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Crime rate in 5600 Post Code, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 67.78/100

(67.78% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    6,149

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    7.48 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    407

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    66.19

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    98

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

  • Property Crimes

    288

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    15.94

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    46.84

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    84.11%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    82.54%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 147 cases of Theft.

    147

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 93 cases of Assault and related offences.

    93

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 81 cases of Property damage.

    81

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 60 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    60

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 10 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    10

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 9 cases of Deception.

    9

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 3 cases of Robbery.

    3

  • Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 2 cases of Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 1 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 5600 there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 5600

    1 in 63

    In 2023 in 5600 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 63

  • 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

  • 5600

    1 in 21

    In 2023 in 5600 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 21

  • 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 5600 rank in crime?

5600 postcode is ranked 67.78/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 5600 a safe postcode?

5600 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 5600?

The top crime types in 5600 are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in 5600?

147 Theft cases were reported in 5600 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 5600?

Crime in 5600 has decreased by 7.92% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 5600 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 5600 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 5600?

The least safe suburb in 5600 is Whyalla, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 5600?

The safest suburb in 5600 is Whyalla Playford, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 5600 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 5600 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Whyalla and Whyalla Playford.


Suburbs in Post Code 5600

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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