According to ACT Policing, Holder crime rate for the year ending December 2021 was 3588 incidents per 100,000 population. This represents a 26% decrease from the previous year.

Holder Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 75% of most Australia suburbs

Holder Crime Map

Holder crime map

Is Holder Safe?

Holder has very high safety metrics. Crime rates in Holder are below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia. Holder is safer than 75% of all Australian suburbs and than 81% of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) suburbs. However, theft (excluding motor vehicles) is a common offence in Holder.

Holder Crime Statistics at a Glance

Has crime in Holder 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 Holder.

60-month trend of criminal incidents across Holder
  • District: Weston Creek.
  • The number of criminal incidents recorded by ACT Policing in the year 2021 was 101, down 26% from 136 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
  • Holder is in the 81st percentile for safety, meaning 19% of ACT suburbs are safer than Holder and 81% of suburbs are more dangerous than Holder.
  • Common crime: theft (excluding motor vehicles).
  • The number of assault offences recorded in 2021 decreased by 86% (6 Incidents) compared to the previous year..
  • The number of sexual offences recorded in 2021 decreased by 80% (8 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • There were no homicide offences recorded during the years 2020 and 2021.
  • The number of burglary offences recorded in 2021 decreased by 25% (4 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • There was no change in the number of theft offences recorded during the years 2020 and 2021.
  • There were no robbery offences recorded during the years 2020 and 2021.
  • The number of motor vehicle thefts recorded in 2021 decreased by 67% (4 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of property damage offences recorded in 2021 increased by 8% (1 Incidents) compared to the previous year.

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Crime in Holder: An In-Depth Analysis

Based on the latest crime statistics from the ACT Policing, the AU Crime Rate’s analysis indicates that Holder is safer than only 75% of all suburbs across the nation, regardless of population size. This implies that Holder’s crime rate is below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia.

How does Holder perform compared to other suburbs of all population sizes in ACT? The crime rate in Holder is greater than that of roughly 19% of other suburbs in ACT, leading to very high public safety scores.

As a resident of Holder, the likelihood of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 43 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 Holder’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 Holder. By doing so, we can gain a more in-depth insight into the nature and extent of crime in Holder.

AU Crime Rate’s analysis has uncovered that the rate of crimes against the person in Holder is 142 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 703 if you reside in Holder.

Our data reveal that the odds of becoming a victim of property crime in Holder are 1 in 46, with a rate of 2131 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.

Holder Crime Rates by Offences Division

DivisionNumber of CrimesCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)
Offences against the person4142
Offences against Property602131
Other Offences371314

Holder 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 703

In Holder

1 in 118


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

Violent crimes against the person in Holder vs ACT in Australia

Crimes Against the Person: Holder vs ACT

Holder population: 2815

ACT population: 453764

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsACT Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)ACT Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Sexual offences253771118
Other offences against the person12703660

Holder 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 46

In Holder

1 in 29


Crimes Against Property Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Property offences in Holder vs ACT

Against Property offences: Holder vs ACT

Holder population: 2815

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 theft1142536314
Burglary/Break and enter2198671438
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: Holder vs ACT

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsACT Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)ACT Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
MISC. offences301022310662253
Traffic offences762802491384

Holder Crimes per Square KM

Crimes per square km in Holder vs ACT

How many murders in Holder in 2021?

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

What’s the most common crime in Holder?

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

What is the crime rate in Holder?

The overall crime rate in Holder, as measured by the number of reported offences per 100,000 population was 3588 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 Holder a safe place to live in?

Holder is safer than 75% of suburbs across Australia and the crime rates are below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia. Compared to ACT suburbs, Holder is safer than 81% of other suburbs in the state which are considered very high safety scores in ACT.

Total Crime Stats of Holder

SubdivisionOffence typeYear (2020)Year (2021)
AssaultAssault - FV60
AssaultAssault - Non-FV11
Sexual offencesSexual offences102
RobberyRobbery - armed00
RobberyRobbery - other00
Other offences against the personOther offences against the person11
Theft (excluding Motor Vehicles)Theft (excluding Motor Vehicles)3232
Motor vehicle theftMotor vehicle theft62
BurglaryBurglary dwellings1411
BurglaryBurglary shops10
BurglaryBurglary other11
Property damageProperty damage1314
MISC. offencesMISC. offences4730
Traffic offencesTraffic Speeding10
Traffic offencesTraffic Mobile Use01
Traffic offencesTraffic Seatbelts00
Traffic offencesTraffic Other36

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