GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Australia Crime Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"In 2020, the crime rate of Australia was around 3956.1 crimes per 100 thousand people."

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"In 2019-2020, the most common principal offence type dealt with by police was illicit drug offences (20%)."

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"Between 2018-19 and 2019-20, the number of offenders proceeded against by police declined by 5%, to around 421,600."

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"The number of victims of robbery increased by 10% in 2019 compared to 2018."

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"In 2017-18, Crimes against the person accounted for 20% of all crimes in New South Wales, Australia."

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"In 2019, South Australia had the highest rate of violent crime per 100,000 population."

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"In 2020, illicit drug offences constituted the highest number of principal offences (78,685) in Australia."

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"As of 2019, Western Australia has the highest rate of burglary in the country."

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"The offender rate for males in 2019-2020 was 3.5 times higher than the rate for females."

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"The suburb with the highest crime rate in Sydney is Blacktown with 11,217 incidents logged in 2019."

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"Fraud offences increased from 2018/2019 by 5% to nearly 71,461 cases in 2019/2020."

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"Between 2019 and 2020, the Northern Territory recorded a 6% increase in the number of offences against the person."

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"In 2019, the victimisation rate for assault in Tasmania was higher than the national rate."

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"In Queensland in 2020, there was a 3% increase in offences against property."

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"The number of homicides in Victoria decreased by 8% from 2018-2019 to 2019-2020."

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"In Western Australia, crime rates in regional areas are significantly higher than in the metropolitan area."

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"In Australian Capital Territory, sexual assaults increased by 12.3% from 2019/2020 to 2020/2021."

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"In 2019-2020, rate of offenders in the youth population (10-17 years) decreased by 6%."

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