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Crime rate in 6401 Post Code, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 91.55/100

(91.55% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    8,292

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1,369.53 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,712

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    206.46

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    356

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

  • Property Crimes

    769

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    42.93

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    92.74

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    96.54%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    94.77%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 418 cases of Theft.

    418

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 319 cases of Assault and related offences.

    319

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 284 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    284

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 204 cases of Property damage.

    204

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 119 cases of Breaches of orders.

    119

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 111 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    111

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 106 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    106

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 73 cases of Deception.

    73

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 30 cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    30

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 30 cases of Sexual offences.

    30

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 11 cases of Arson.

    11

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 4 cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 6401 there were 3 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 6401

    1 in 23

    In 2023 in 6401 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 23

  • WA

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 48

  • 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

  • 6401

    1 in 11

    In 2023 in 6401 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 11

  • WA

    1 in 19

    In 2023 in WA your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 19

  • 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 6401 rank in crime?

6401 postcode is ranked 91.55/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 6401 a safe postcode?

6401 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 6401?

The top crime types in 6401 are Theft, Assault and related offences, Drug dealing and trafficking.

What is the most reported crime in 6401?

418 Theft cases were reported in 6401 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 6401?

Crime in 6401 has increased by 15.91% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 6401 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 6401 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 6401?

The least safe suburb in 6401 is Northam, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 6401?

The safest suburb in 6401 is Wongamine, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 6401 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 6401 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Northam, Mokine and Muresk.


Suburbs in Post Code 6401

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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