According to ACT Policing, Kambah crime rate for the year ending December 2021 was 4765 incidents per 100,000 population. This represents a 32% decrease from the previous year.

Kambah Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 68% of most Australia suburbs

Kambah Crime Map

Kambah crime map

Is Kambah Safe?

Kambah has high safety metrics. Crime rates in Kambah are below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia. Kambah is safer than 68% of all Australian suburbs and than 56% of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) suburbs. However, theft (excluding motor vehicles) is a common offence in Kambah.

Kambah Crime Statistics at a Glance

Has crime in Kambah 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 Kambah.

60-month trend of criminal incidents across Kambah
  • District: Tuggeranong Creek.
  • The number of criminal incidents recorded by ACT Policing in the year 2021 was 745, down 32% from 1101 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
  • Kambah is in the 56th percentile for safety, meaning 44% of ACT suburbs are safer than Kambah and 56% of suburbs are more dangerous than Kambah.
  • Common crime: theft (excluding motor vehicles).
  • The number of assault offences recorded in 2021 decreased by 32% (31 Incidents) compared to the previous year..
  • The number of sexual offences recorded in 2021 increased by 73% (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 39% (21 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of theft offences recorded in 2021 decreased by 12% (21 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of robbery offences recorded in 2021 increased by 200% (2 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of motor vehicle thefts recorded in 2021 decreased by 38% (18 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of property damage offences recorded in 2021 decreased by 20% (21 Incidents) compared to the previous year.

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Crime in Kambah: An In-Depth Analysis

According to AU Crime Rate’s analysis of the latest crime statistics from the ACT Policing, Kambah is ranked safer than 68% of the suburbs across Australia, regardless of population size. That means that Kambah crime rate is below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia.

In ACT, only about 44% of suburbs have a lower crime rate than Kambah. As a result, Kambah has high scores in public safety metrics.

If you are a resident of Kambah, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 38 (based on the total crime rate of crimes against the person and property combined) while ACT average’s is 1 in 23.

Let’s take a closer look at Kambah’s crime statistics and see how it fares in terms of crimes against person and property crimes. This information is crucial because it can shed light on whether violent or property crimes or both, are the primary factors driving Kambah’s overall crime rate. So, are you curious to learn more about Kambah’s crime data and what they reveal about the suburb’s safety and security? Let’s dive in!

AU Crime Rate’s analysis reveals that the against-the-person crime rate in Kambah is 665 per one hundred thousand inhabitants while the ACT average rate is 841. So, one’s chances of becoming a victim of crimes against the person (violent crime) in Kambah is 1 in 149. The crimes against the person included in this analysis are homicide, assault, sexual offences, robbery, and other offences against the person.

From our analysis, we discovered that your odds of becoming a victim of a property crime, if you live in Kambah, is 1 in 51. This is equal to a rate of 1906 per one hundred thousand residents compared to a rate of 3338 per 100,000 residents for ACT state. It’s worth mentioning that the property crimes tracked here include theft, motor vehicle theft, burglary, and property damage.

Kambah Crime Rates by Offences Division

DivisionNumber of CrimesCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)
Offences against the person104665
Offences against Property2981906
Other Offences3432194

Kambah 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 149

In Kambah

1 in 118


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

Violent crimes against the person in Kambah vs ACT in Australia

Crimes Against the Person: Kambah vs ACT

Kambah population: 15635

ACT population: 453764

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsACT Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)ACT Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Sexual offences19537122118
Other offences against the person152709660

Kambah 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 51

In Kambah

1 in 29


Crimes Against Property Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Property offences in Kambah vs ACT

Against Property offences: Kambah vs ACT

Kambah population: 15635

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 theft671425429314
Burglary/Break and enter191986122438
Property damage3381719841

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: Kambah vs ACT

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsACT Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)ACT Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
MISC. offences2651022316952253
Traffic offences7662804861384

Kambah Crimes per Square KM

Crimes per square km in Kambah vs ACT

How many murders in Kambah in 2021?

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

What’s the most common crime in Kambah?

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

What is the crime rate in Kambah?

The overall crime rate in Kambah, as measured by the number of reported offences per 100,000 population was 4765 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 Kambah a safe place to live in?

Kambah is safer than 68% of suburbs across Australia and the crime rates are below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia. Compared to ACT suburbs, Kambah is safer than 56% of other suburbs in the state which are considered high safety scores in ACT.

Total Crime Stats of Kambah

SubdivisionOffence typeYear (2020)Year (2021)
AssaultAssault - FV6547
AssaultAssault - Non-FV3320
Sexual offencesSexual offences1119
RobberyRobbery - armed02
RobberyRobbery - other11
Other offences against the personOther offences against the person1115
Theft (excluding Motor Vehicles)Theft (excluding Motor Vehicles)171150
Motor vehicle theftMotor vehicle theft4830
BurglaryBurglary dwellings4826
BurglaryBurglary shops34
BurglaryBurglary other33
Property damageProperty damage10685
MISC. offencesMISC. offences421265
Traffic offencesTraffic Speeding2216
Traffic offencesTraffic Mobile Use96
Traffic offencesTraffic Seatbelts20
Traffic offencesTraffic Other14754

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