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Crime rate in 5609 Post Code, SA, Australia

Crime Rank: 43.48/100

(43.48% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    1,961

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    3.07 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    74

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    37.74

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    21

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

  • Property Crimes

    50

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    10.71

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    25.50

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    71%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    57.36%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 5609 there were 21 cases of Assault and related offences.

    21

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 5609 there were 20 cases of Property damage.

    20

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 5609 there were 19 cases of Theft.

    19

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 5609 there were 11 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    11

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 5609 there were 3 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 5609

    1 in 93

    In 2023 in 5609 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 93

  • 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

  • 5609

    1 in 39

    In 2023 in 5609 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 39

  • 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 5609 rank in crime?

5609 postcode is ranked 43.48/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 5609 a safe postcode?

5609 postcode is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 5609?

The top crime types in 5609 are Assault and related offences, Property damage, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in 5609?

21 Assault and related offences cases were reported in 5609 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 5609?

Crime in 5609 has increased by 34.55% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 5609 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 5609 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 5609?

The least safe suburb in 5609 is Whyalla Jenkins, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 5609?

The safest suburb in 5609 is Whyalla Jenkins, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 5609 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 5609 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Whyalla Jenkins.


Suburbs in Post Code 5609

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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