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Crime rate in 6556 Post Code, WA, Australia

Crime Rank: 39.78/100

(39.78% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    1,969

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    82.90 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    73

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    37.07

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    16

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

  • Property Crimes

    29

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    8.13

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    14.73

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    59.61%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    29.16%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 21 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    21

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 15 cases of Assault and related offences.

    15

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 12 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    12

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 9 cases of Theft.

    9

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 5 cases of Property damage.

    5

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 3 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    3

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 2 cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    2

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 2 cases of Deception.

    2

  • Breaches of orders

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 2 cases of Breaches of orders.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 6556 there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 6556

    1 in 123

    In 2023 in 6556 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 123

  • 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

  • 6556

    1 in 68

    In 2023 in 6556 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 68

  • 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 6556 rank in crime?

6556 postcode is ranked 39.78/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 6556 a safe postcode?

6556 postcode is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 6556?

The top crime types in 6556 are Drug dealing and trafficking, Assault and related offences, Burglary/Break and enter.

What is the most reported crime in 6556?

21 Drug dealing and trafficking cases were reported in 6556 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 6556?

Crime in 6556 has decreased by 13.1% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 6556 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 6556 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 6556?

The least safe suburb in 6556 is The Lakes, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 6556?

The safest suburb in 6556 is Chidlow, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 6556 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 6556 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are The Lakes, Beechina and Chidlow.


Suburbs in Post Code 6556

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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