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Crime rate in Townsville City, QLD, Australia, 4810

Suburb in Townsville

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    2,945

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1.96 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,632

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    893.72

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    249

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

  • Property Crimes
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    623

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    84.55

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    211.54

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes
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    98.36%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes
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    97.79%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

5 year Townsville City crime trends

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Townsville City crime compared

Top crime types in Townsville City:


  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 990 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    990

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 404 reported cases of Theft.

    404

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 372 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    372

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 239 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    239

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 109 reported cases of Property damage.

    109

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 86 reported cases of Deception.

    86

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 82 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    82

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 75 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    75

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 70 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    70

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 48 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    48

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 45 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    45

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 45 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    45

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 29 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    29

  • Motor Vehicle Theft

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 27 reported cases of Motor Vehicle Theft.

    27

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 9 reported cases of Robbery.

    9

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Townsville City there were 1 reported cases of Arson.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Townsville City

    1 in 12

    In 2023 in Townsville City your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 12

  • QLD

    1 in 131

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 131

  • 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

  • Townsville City

    1 in 5

    In 2023 in Townsville City your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 5

  • QLD

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in QLD your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • 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 Townsville City rank in crime?

Townsville City suburb is ranked 100/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Townsville City a safe suburb?

Townsville City suburb is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Townsville City?

The top crime types in Townsville City are Disorderly and offensive conduct, Theft, Drug dealing and trafficking.

What is the most reported crime in Townsville City?

990 Disorderly and offensive conduct cases were reported in Townsville City in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Townsville City?

Crime in Townsville City has decreased by 5.46% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Townsville City in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Townsville City in 2023.

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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