Crime in Australia

Crime rates in Australia

Level of crime
44.31 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
61.81 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
41.33 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
35.78 Low
Worries car stolen
34.41 Low
Worries things from car stolen
40.88 Moderate
Worries attacked
39.91 Low
Worries being insulted
43.02 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
29.92 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
54.29 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
51.41 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
40.51 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
34.22 Low

Safety in Australia

Safety walking alone during daylight
72.03 High
Safety walking alone during night
44.60 Moderate

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Last update: March 2021

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

Crime Index
Safety Index
Gosford 62.67 37.33
Cairns 59.84 40.16
Darwin 56.24 43.76
Townsville 53.90 46.10
Wollongong 46.52 53.48
Newcastle 46.11 53.89
Melbourne 44.42 55.58
Gold Coast 42.85 57.15
Perth 42.29 57.71
Brisbane 35.29 64.71
Sydney 33.73 66.27
Hobart 32.47 67.53
Adelaide 28.67 71.33
Canberra 22.10 77.90
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