Crime in Australia

Crime rates in Australia

Level of crime
46.73 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
63.64 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
43.63 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
38.05 Low
Worries car stolen
37.13 Low
Worries things from car stolen
43.41 Moderate
Worries attacked
42.08 Moderate
Worries being insulted
45.67 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
31.69 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
56.90 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
53.87 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
42.40 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
35.85 Low

Safety in Australia

Safety walking alone during daylight
70.51 High
Safety walking alone during night
42.63 Moderate

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Last update: July 2022

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
Rockhampton 73.51 26.49
Geraldton 68.85 31.15
Cairns 60.57 39.43
Darwin 58.47 41.53
Geelong 55.41 44.59
Ballarat 55.05 44.95
Toowoomba 53.17 46.83
Wollongong 51.73 48.27
Newcastle 46.23 53.77
Gold Coast 46.19 53.81
Melbourne 44.41 55.59
Perth 41.66 58.34
Brisbane 35.05 64.95
Sydney 33.77 66.23
Hobart 32.18 67.82
Adelaide 30.04 69.96
Canberra 22.31 77.69
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