Reporting Crime
October 3, 2023
Crime Prevention
Find crime statistics for your area

Find crime statistics for your area

Use our simple step-by-step guides to find crime statistics for your suburb, postcode or municipality.

Victorian crime statistics

The Crime Statistics Agency releases statistics on reported crime in Victoria, four times a year –  in March, June, September and December. You can find the latest Victorian crime statistics here.

The statistics include the number and rate of offences across Victoria, demographic characteristics of victims and alleged offenders, and family and domestic violence incidents.

They can also be searched by offence type, local government area (LGA), postcode and suburb or town.

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) is responsible for processing, analysing and publishing Victorian crime statistics, independent of Victoria Police. It aims to provide an efficient and transparent information service to assist and inform policy makers, researchers and the Victorian public.

How to find crime statistics for your municipality

Go to Latest crime data by area on the Crime Statistics Agency website.

Here you will see a section called “Crime by area data visualisation” which presents key crime figures for each LGA as an infographic.

Simply select your LGA, and the year you wish to view statistics for, from the drop-down boxes in the top right. 

Then choose which statistical dashboard you wish to look at. There are 5 dashboards you can navigate between:

  • Criminal incidents
  • Offences recorded
  • Alleged offender incidents
  • Victim reports
  • Family violence

You can download each dashboard for your LGA as an image or PDF by clicking on the download icon in the bottom right corner.

Download a step-by-step guide

How to find crime statistics for your postcode, suburb or town

Go to Latest crime data by area then scroll down to the “Crime by area – tabular visualisation” section and then click on the “offences recorded” button from the areas of interest.

Select the postcode and suburb/town tab from the grey menu bar.

Now select the LGA, postcode and suburb/town you’re after from the drop-down boxes in the top right-hand corner. 

You will now see offences recorded for your chosen location for the last 10 years by offence division and subdivision.

Download a step-by-step guide

Viewing local data by specific offence type

Once you’ve completed the steps above, you can drill down even further to see your local statistics for each specific offence subgroup, eg: residential non-aggravated burglary, motor vehicle theft, bicycle theft, criminal damage and so on.

Simply click on the tiny plus (“+”) sign which appears under the red “Offence subdivision” column heading, and it will expand to show the offence subgroups.

Download a step-by-step guide

Get Police Assistance

For all emergencies and immediate Police assistance
Call: 000
To report non-urgent crimes or events 24 hours a day
Call: 131 444
To report information about a crime contact Crime Stoppers on
1800 333 000

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