Crime in Australia

Crime rates in Australia

Level of crime
43.78 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
61.41 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
41.05 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
35.52 Low
Worries car stolen
33.92 Low
Worries things from car stolen
40.38 Moderate
Worries attacked
39.56 Low
Worries being insulted
42.80 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
29.69 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
53.84 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
51.10 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
40.24 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
34.05 Low

Safety in Australia

Safety walking alone during daylight
72.21 High
Safety walking alone during night
44.84 Moderate

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Last update: December 2020

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

By City in Australia

Rank
City
Crime Index
Safety Index
Gosford 64.55 35.45
Cairns 58.70 41.30
Darwin 55.99 44.01
Townsville 52.76 47.24
Wollongong 46.40 53.60
Newcastle 45.43 54.57
Melbourne 44.42 55.58
Gold Coast 42.54 57.46
Perth 42.22 57.78
Brisbane 35.17 64.83
Sydney 33.60 66.40
Hobart 32.47 67.53
Adelaide 28.75 71.25
Canberra 21.66 78.34
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