Crime in Australia

Crime rates in Australia

Level of crime
47.93 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
64.48 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
44.55 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
38.85 Low
Worries car stolen
38.44 Low
Worries things from car stolen
44.87 Moderate
Worries attacked
42.62 Moderate
Worries being insulted
46.92 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
32.58 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
58.49 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
54.99 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
43.08 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
36.75 Low

Safety in Australia

Safety walking alone during daylight
68.36 High
Safety walking alone during night
40.94 Moderate

Contributors: 7044

Last update: February 2023

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
Alice Springs 77.3 22.7
Rockhampton 66.4 33.6
Cairns 61.6 38.4
Darwin 60.8 39.2
Townsville 58.1 41.9
Toowoomba 57.3 42.7
Geelong 55.9 44.1
Ballarat 53.2 46.8
Wollongong 51.4 48.6
Newcastle 48.3 51.7
Gold Coast 46.5 53.5
Melbourne 44.0 56.0
Perth 41.7 58.3
Brisbane 35.5 64.5
Sydney 34.0 66.0
Hobart 32.3 67.7
Adelaide 31.8 68.2
Canberra 25.9 74.1
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