According to ACT Policing, Fadden crime rate for the year ending December 2021 was 3101 incidents per 100,000 population. This represents a 6% increase from the previous year.

Fadden Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 76% of most Australia suburbs

Fadden Crime Map

Fadden crime map

Is Fadden Safe?

Fadden has very high safety metrics. Crime rates in Fadden are below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia. Fadden is safer than 76% of all Australian suburbs and than 87% of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) suburbs. However, theft (excluding motor vehicles) is a common offence in Fadden.

Fadden Crime Statistics at a Glance

Has crime in Fadden increased or decreased in the past 5 years? The chart below shows the 60-month historical trend of the number of offences that occurred in Fadden.

60-month trend of criminal incidents across Fadden
  • District: Tuggeranong Creek.
  • The number of criminal incidents recorded by ACT Policing in the year 2021 was 93, up 6% from 88 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
  • Fadden is in the 87th percentile for safety, meaning 13% of ACT suburbs are safer than Fadden and 87% of suburbs are more dangerous than Fadden.
  • Common crime: theft (excluding motor vehicles).
  • The number of assault offences recorded in 2021 decreased by 60% (3 Incidents) compared to the previous year..
  • There were no sexual offences recorded during the years 2020 and 2021.
  • There were no homicide offences recorded during the years 2020 and 2021.
  • The number of burglary offences recorded in 2021 increased by 129% (9 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of theft offences recorded in 2021 increased by 75% (12 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • There were no robbery offences recorded during the years 2020 and 2021.
  • The number of motor vehicle thefts recorded in 2021 increased by 700% (7 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of property damage offences recorded in 2021 increased by 1200% (12 Incidents) compared to the previous year.

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Crime in Fadden: An In-Depth Analysis

Based on the latest crime statistics from the ACT Policing, the AU Crime Rate’s analysis indicates that Fadden is safer than only 76% of all suburbs across the nation, regardless of population size. This implies that Fadden’s crime rate is below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia.

How does Fadden perform compared to other suburbs of all population sizes in ACT? The crime rate in Fadden is greater than that of roughly 13% of other suburbs in ACT, leading to very high public safety scores.

As a resident of Fadden, the likelihood of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 44 based on the combined crime rate of offences against the person and property. This is in contrast to ACT’s average, where the chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 23.

To get a more comprehensive understanding of Fadden’s crime statistics, it is essential to take a closer look at its against the person and property crime data. This examination is particularly critical because it enables us to determine whether violent crime, property crime, or both are the primary contributors to the total crime rate in Fadden. By doing so, we can gain a more in-depth insight into the nature and extent of crime in Fadden.

AU Crime Rate’s analysis has uncovered that the rate of crimes against the person in Fadden is 67 per one hundred thousand inhabitants. By contrast, the statewide average for such crimes stands at 841. This suggests that experiencing serious offences like homicide, assault, sexual offences, robbery, and other offences against the person is 1 in 1499 if you reside in Fadden.

Our data reveal that the odds of becoming a victim of property crime in Fadden are 1 in 45, with a rate of 2167 incidents per 100,000 residents. Keep in mind that the ACT average is 3338 incidents per 100,000 residents. The types of property crimes tracked in this analysis include theft, motor vehicle theft, burglary, and property damage.

Fadden Crime Rates by Offences Division

DivisionNumber of CrimesCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)
Offences against the person267
Offences against Property652167
Other Offences26867

Fadden Crimes Against the Person

These are violent crimes against people whether these are family violence or non-family violence. Basically, if someone does something to hurt or scare another person, it’s considered a crime against the person. This includes:

  • Assault: According to ACT Policing, assault is an action aimed at inflicting non-lethal harm or injury to another individual, without any sexual or materialistic motives, and excluding attempts at murder or acts leading to death.
  • Robbery: Robbery involves illegally seizing someone’s property with the intention to permanently keep it, taken directly from the person’s possession, control, or custody, often involving or threatening immediate physical force or violence.
  • Homicide refers to the illegal act of killing or attempting to kill another person or conspiring to do so. This encompasses murder, attempted murder, and manslaughter resulting in death.
  • Sexual assault is defined as any physical contact or attempted contact of a sexual nature towards another individual without their consent, or where consent is obtained through intimidation or deception. It also applies when consent is legally invalid due to factors like the individual’s age, mental incapacity (temporary or permanent), or a familial relationship.
  • Other offences against the person” encompass acts aimed at threatening or harassing an individual, or unlawfully restricting their freedom of movement against their will or the will of their legal guardian or caretaker. This category includes crimes such as abduction and kidnapping, false imprisonment or deprivation of liberty, and various forms of harassment and threatening behaviour.

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Crime Against the Person

1 in 1499

In Fadden

1 in 118


Crimes Against the Person Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Violent crimes against the person in Fadden vs ACT in Australia

Crimes Against the Person: Fadden vs ACT

Fadden population: 2999

ACT population: 453764

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsACT Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)ACT Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Sexual offences05370118
Other offences against the person0270060

Fadden Against Property offences

These are crimes related to stealing or damaging property or deceiving someone for personal gain. Property crimes include:

  • Theft (excluding Motor Vehicles): Theft, excluding the stealing of motor vehicles, is the illegal act of taking or acquiring money, goods, services, or non-motorized vehicles without employing force, threat of force, violence, coercion, or deception. The intent behind this act is to permanently deprive the owner or possessor of the use of their money, goods, or services.
  • Burglary (unlawful entry): Burglary is defined as the illegal entry into a structure, whether by force or not, with the intention to commit a crime. A structure in this context is any building enclosed by walls and capable of being secured, such as a house, flat, caravan, office, bank, shop, factory, school, or church.
  • Stolen motor vehicles: The theft of motor vehicles involves illegally taking another person’s motor vehicle without authorization, intending to deprive the owner or possessor of its use, either temporarily or permanently. This category covers both the illegal use of a motor vehicle and the theft of a motor vehicle.
  • Property damage: This refers to intentional or accidental harm caused to someone else’s property, such as vandalism, fire or explosion, and graffiti.

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of Against Property offences

1 in 45

In Fadden

1 in 29


Crimes Against Property Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Property offences in Fadden vs ACT

Against Property offences: Fadden vs ACT

Fadden population: 2999

ACT population: 453764

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsACT Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)ACT Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Theft (excluding Motor Vehicles)0791901745
Motor vehicle theft2142567314
Burglary/Break and enter019860438
Property damage038170841

Other Offences

Other offences” encompass a wide range of criminal acts not covered under specific categories. This includes but is not limited to, offences related to deception, environmental crimes, weapons violations, drug offences, public order breaches, and driving-related offences.

Other Offences: Fadden vs ACT

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsACT Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)ACT Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
MISC. offences24102238002253
Traffic offences26280671384

Fadden Crimes per Square KM

Crimes per square km in Fadden vs ACT

How many murders in Fadden in 2021?

According to ACT Policing, there were 0 homicides in Fadden in 2021. It’s important to note that this figure includes all homicides, not just murders.

What’s the most common crime in Fadden?

According to the latest available data from ACT Policing, the most common type of crime in Fadden is theft (excluding motor vehicles).

What is the crime rate in Fadden?

The overall crime rate in Fadden, as measured by the number of reported offences per 100,000 population was 3101 in the year ending December 2021.

However, it’s important to note that this is an aggregate figure that includes all types of crime, and some types of offences are more prevalent than others. Additionally, crime rates can vary by location, with some areas experiencing higher rates of certain types of crime than others.

Is Fadden a safe place to live in?

Fadden is safer than 76% of suburbs across Australia and the crime rates are below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia. Compared to ACT suburbs, Fadden is safer than 87% of other suburbs in the state which are considered very high safety scores in ACT.

Total Crime Stats of Fadden

SubdivisionOffence typeYear (2020)Year (2021)
AssaultAssault - FV32
AssaultAssault - Non-FV20
Sexual offencesSexual offences00
RobberyRobbery - armed00
RobberyRobbery - other00
Other offences against the personOther offences against the person10
Theft (excluding Motor Vehicles)Theft (excluding Motor Vehicles)1628
Motor vehicle theftMotor vehicle theft18
BurglaryBurglary dwellings716
BurglaryBurglary shops00
BurglaryBurglary other00
Property damageProperty damage113
MISC. offencesMISC. offences4224
Traffic offencesTraffic Speeding01
Traffic offencesTraffic Mobile Use20
Traffic offencesTraffic Seatbelts00
Traffic offencesTraffic Other131

Note: This article doesn’t have detailed data for family violence, victims, female offenders, reoffending, stalking, and youth crime. For more information about these topics, check our resources page. check our resources page.


  • ACT Policing
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census QuickStats for all persons