Crime in Brisbane, Australia

Crime rates in Brisbane, Australia

Level of crime
35.46 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
59.33 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
34.85 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
28.58 Low
Worries car stolen
27.55 Low
Worries things from car stolen
33.79 Low
Worries attacked
31.65 Low
Worries being insulted
34.89 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
24.40 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
48.49 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
43.78 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
34.76 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
30.58 Low

Safety in Brisbane, Australia

Safety walking alone during daylight
79.76 High
Safety walking alone during night
50.42 Moderate

Contributors: 524

Last update: March 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.

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19 Comments so far
pogglywoggly BRISBANE on Mar 22, 2023:
Brisbane used to be good. Then 1995 happened and it changed. Lots of local bogans started to think that their suburb actually mattered even though they are full of derelict houses and spiders, snakes, cockroaches, ants which are in all Brisbane houses. Brisbane is full of deros (Aussie word for losers) who drink their welfare and disability checks. Brisbane is full of welfare people. Maybe 70% are in jobs welfare programs or taking welfare. Alcoholism is out of control. The public transit is the worst in Australia, because of the geography of the Brisbane downtown area which is cut off by a river on three sides and by steep hills on the fourth side. Brisbane people travel to NYC and remark on how NY feels far safer than anywhere in Brisbane. Brisbane people love to hate other cities in the region, like Ipswich, Gold Coast and Redcliffe, because deep down they are insecure about their own poorly planned and unlivable city. Brisbane is unlivable and in fact, the only people who think it is livable are people who could never get a job anywhere else because Brisbane education is designed to keep people there. UQ is their university, and is famous for bullying an outspoken student and for having riots between different factions from HK and other parts of China. Brisbane is a shithole. In fact, it's a dangerous shithole. You are at high risk of being insulted or attacked for 1. wrong opinions 2. saying anything about Brisbane 3. not coming from the same high school 4. for no reason, because a lot of Brisbane people have problems with drink. Brisbane is also like being in some weird mix of third world people. They come from HK and China, SEA, Samoa, Fiji and India. It's probably less than 50% white these days, and full of about 100x too many asian and other ethnic restaurants. Brisbane is a city chock full of minorities and feels very unsafe, day or night. If you accidentally look at someone the wrong way, or brush someone's shirt, you might be attacked. Then there's the floods. Brisbane is full of ugly, stinky floodwaters because they built the entire city on a giant flood plain. Brisbane was a rough penal colony for the worst of the worst, and this is reflected today. The sun is extremely harsh and the women are extremely fat and very uncomely.
will lilly pip on Mar 19, 2023:
i stabed a guy not to long ago and wanted to see if this site actually works. it does
Seth on Nov 25, 2022:
Brisbane is a very dangerous city. Lots of murders every year and rapes. Domestic Violence is common and you only need to look at cases like Alison Baden Clay and Hannah Clarke and countless others and what 2 things do they have in common? Violence against women and Brisbane. Brisbane people like to deflect and try and elevate petty crime in regional cities above its disgusting levels of violent crime.
FrightenedLocal on Oct 11, 2022:
The drug problem is getting out of hand. So many times you will be walking down any high street and there is someone completely cooked out of their brains flailing their arms around, yelling in tongues, they will gawk at you as you walk past.
Quandale Dingle on Jun 21, 2022:
No idea what any of these commnents are talking about, I have lived here for 18 years and never seen any form of crime ever. The worst thing that's happened to me is my house being egged on halloween a couple years ago. Literally feel safe going anywhere in Brisbane, yeah there is a bit of youth crime but that's just anywhere. Nothing to worry about if you're thinking of moving here, never ever felt unsafe anywhere in Brisbane.
John on Jan 26, 2022:
All major cities in Australia have become dangerous crime ridden drug ridden shitholes. Brisbane is one of the worst cities in Australia for crime and drugs.
MermaidQueen62 on Oct 05, 2021:
I will admit though on the news there has been a rising number of cases of rape in the city.
MermaidQueen62 on Oct 05, 2021:
Forest Lake and Ripley are just suburbs on the outside of the city, they have plenty of space and almost everyone lives in houses. There is a problem at least in Forest Lake with robberies and break-ins, but that doesn’t make it a slum.
MermaidQueen62 on Oct 05, 2021:
Zachary McKean’s comment on Forest lake and Riply being slums are definitely not true. I live in Forest Lake, and can safely say that we have a happy community, beautiful wildlife and no one under the poverty line.
Zachary McKean on Mar 31, 2021:
Horrible city, so many slums like Ripley and Forest Lake. YUCK but hey don't let that stop people moving there because they are so gullible they will believe anything a glossy brochure says, they then regret it and are too cowardly to admit their mistake.
Michelle on Mar 05, 2021:
What is the formulate of the city crime rate?
ella on Mar 03, 2021:
im doing i a school project thanks for the info
Anonymous on Feb 24, 2021:
pedos and rapists everywhere always some new case of assault or murder, im only a kid and living here is a nightmare
Karla Svenson on Dec 03, 2020:
Brisbane has rapes and murders quite a lot.. just google it. Definitely a no go city.
Dennis on Jun 04, 2020:
Felt very unsafe in Brisbane, would not live here.
Amin on Oct 27, 2019:
Aboriginal males must get jobs & stay in a job. Should/if they resort to serious burglaries, their genitals will get smashed in !
Anon on Sep 23, 2019:
Basically half of the comments with Arabic names give fake comments about Brisbane. Like seriously, who writes stupid BS like this?

@Muhamad Ismail Zakariah: You must be one, insane individual, you know that? Seriously, go back to where you came from instead of writing stupid stuff like this.
Peter Popovich on Jun 15, 2019:
That dumb fucked arsehole tradie, refusing to move for a pregnant woman on a Brisbane commuter train. Probably masturbates in the toilet & covers up his cock hoping nobody notices ! In North Korea, both his feet would be blown off by guards for such behaviour. That tradie will be on his hands & knees, begging the Great Leader to spare his life !
Mahbubullah Bukhari on May 08, 2019:
i was gang raped in an ally, had to bite one of the cunts nuts off. death to the west. me and the boys pulling up to the target toilet