According to Queensland Police Service (QPS), Mundingburra crime rate for the year ending June 2022 was 12263 incidents per 100,000 population. This represents a 5% increase from the previous year.

Mundingburra Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 13% of most Australia suburbs

Mundingburra Crime Map

Mundingburra crime map

Is Mundingburra Safe?

Mundingburra has low safety metrics. Crime rates in Mundingburra are considerably higher than the average across most suburbs in Australia. Mundingburra is safer than 13% of all Australian suburbs and than 17% of Queensland suburbs. However, other theft (excl. unlawful entry) is a common offence in Mundingburra.

Mundingburra Crime Statistics at a Glance

Has Crime in Mundingburra 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 Mundingburra.

60-month trend of criminal incidents across Mundingburra
  • The number of criminal incidents recorded in the year 2022 was 440, up 5% from 419 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
  • Mundingburra is in the 17th percentile for safety, meaning 83% of Queensland suburbs are safer than Mundingburra and 17% of suburbs are more dangerous than Mundingburra.
  • Street safety to walk at night: moderate safety.
  • Common crime: other theft (excl. unlawful entry).
  • The number of assault offences recorded in 2022 increased by 46% (25 Incidents) compared to the previous year..
  • There was no change in the number of murder offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • The number of unlawful entry offences recorded in 2022 decreased by 23% (22 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of theft offences (excl. Unlawful Entry) recorded in 2022 increased by 34% (21 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of robbery offences recorded in 2022 decreased by 50% (3 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of unlawful use of motor vehicles (car theft) recorded in 2022 increased by 6% (1 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • There was no change in the number of vandalism offences (other property damage) recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.

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Crime in Mundingburra: An In-Depth Analysis

According to AU Crime Rate’s analysis of the latest crime statistics from the Queensland Police Service (QPS), Mundingburra is ranked safer than 13% of the suburbs across Australia, regardless of population size. That means that Mundingburra crime rate is considerably higher than the average across most suburbs in Australia.

In Queensland, only about 83% of suburbs have a lower crime rate than Mundingburra. As a result, Mundingburra has low scores in public safety metrics.

If you are a resident of Mundingburra, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 10 (based on the total crime rate of crimes against the person and property combined) while the Queensland average is 1 in 16.

Let’s take a closer look at Mundingburra’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 Mundingburra’s overall crime rate. So, are you curious to learn more about Mundingburra’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 against the person crime rate in Mundingburra is 2536 per one hundred thousand inhabitants while the Queensland average rate is 1097. So, one’s chances of becoming a victim of crimes against the person (violent crime) in Mundingburra is 1 in 38. The crimes against the person included in this analysis are homicide, assault, 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 Mundingburra, is 1 in 15. This is equal to a rate of 6327 per one hundred thousand residents compared to a rate of 4773 per 100,000 residents for Queensland state. It’s worth mentioning that the property crimes tracked here include arson, fraud, handling stolen goods, unlawful entry, unlawful use of motor vehicles, other theft, and other property damage.

Mundingburra Crime Rates by Offences Division

DivisionNumber of CrimesCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)
Crimes against the person912536
Property and deception offences2276327
Other offences1223400

Mundingburra Crimes Against the Person (Violent Crimes)

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:

  • Other Homicide:  Other homicides are crimes that include attempted murder, murder conspiracy, and manslaughter. Attempted murder is when someone tries to kill another person but is unsuccessful. Murder conspiracy is when two or more people plan to kill someone. Manslaughter is when someone unintentionally causes the death of another person.
  • Assault and related offences: There are different types of assault, like serious assault, which is when someone causes really serious injuries as a result of a physical attack, and assault on police, emergency services or other authorised officers, which is when someone attacks a cop or a paramedic or someone doing their job. There’s also common assault, which is like when someone threatens to punch you or makes you feel scared for your safety.
  • Robbery: There are two types of robbery or mugging: aggravated and non-aggravated. Aggravated robbery is when someone uses a weapon like a knife or a firearm (armed robbery) or causes serious harm to the victim during the robbery, like hitting them with a bat or a gun. Non-aggravated robbery is when someone doesn’t use a weapon or cause serious harm during the robbery but still uses force or the threat of force to take something from the victim.
  • Other offences against the person: These include going armed to cause fear, threatening violence, deprivation of liberty, stalking, and torture. Going Armed to Cause Fear is when someone carries a weapon with the intention of making others scared. Threatening Violence is when someone uses words or actions to scare or intimidate someone else. Deprivation of Liberty is when someone is held against their will, and Stalking is when someone repeatedly follows or harasses another person. Finally, Torture is when someone intentionally hurts someone else very badly, usually to make them suffer or to get information.

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

1 in 38

In Mundingburra

1 in 90

In Queensland

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

Violent crimes against the person in Mundingburra vs QLD in Australia

Crimes Against the Person: Mundingburra vs Queensland

Mundingburra population: 3588

Queensland population: 5156138

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsQLD Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)QLD Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Other offences against the person87156223139
Homicide (Murder)145280.87
Other Homicide06601.3

It’s important to note that the crime rates for sexual offences are not included in the previously mentioned data for Mundingburra. Here is Townsville local government area (LGA) data for these offences that can be used as a benchmark for comparison.

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsQLD Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)QLD Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Rape and Attempted Rape17528248355
Other Sexual Offences315477114893
Sexual Offences (Total)4907595231147

Mundingburra Offences Against Property

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

  • Theft: It can be committed in various forms such as shoplifting, stealing from a person’s home, or taking a vehicle without permission. Other examples include stealing a bicycle, snatching a purse, or taking items from an unattended bag.
  • Unlawful entry (burglary): Aggravated and non-aggravated burglaries are examples of burglary. Aggravated burglary involves the use of weapons, threats, or violence during the break-in, while non-aggravated burglary does not involve such factors.
  • Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicle: Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicle is when someone uses/steals a car, a bicycle, or other vehicle without the owner’s permission or without legal authority. 
  • Arson: Arson is a criminal act of intentionally setting fire to a property, building, or forest (bushfire) without lawful or justifiable reason. 
  • Handling Stolen Goods: Handling Stolen Goods is a criminal offence that involves dealing with property that has been stolen. For instance, if someone buys a bike from a person they know stole it, they are committing the crime of Handling Stolen Goods. Similarly, if someone sells a stolen phone to someone else, they are also committing the crime. Even if someone receives a stolen item as a gift or in good faith, they can still be charged with the offence if they knew or ought to have known that the property was stolen.
  • Fraud: Fraud is a type of criminal activity that involves deceiving or misleading someone for personal gain. Examples of fraud include things like pretending to be someone else to access their bank account, selling fake products or services, or making false insurance claims.
  • Property damage: This refers to intentional or accidental harm caused to someone else’s property, such as vandalism, or graffiti.

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of Offences Against Property

1 in 15

In Mundingburra

1 in 20

In Queensland

Offences Against Property Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Property offences in Mundingburra vs QLD

Against Property offences: Mundingburra vs Queensland, Australia

Mundingburra population: 3588

Queensland population: 5156138

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsQLD Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)QLD Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Other Theft (excl. Unlawful Entry)8212320122852389
Unlawful Entry75467832090907
Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicle1818092502351
Handling Stolen Goods55153139100
Other Property Damage42373091171724

Other Offences

Other Offences is a group of crimes that covers many areas, including drugs, prostitution, gambling, and traffic. This includes drug crimes, prostitution, selling alcohol without permission, gambling and racing offences, breaking domestic violence protection orders, trespassing and vagrancy, weapon crimes, disorderly conduct, stock-related crimes, traffic violations, and other miscellaneous crimes.

Other Offences Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Other offences in Mundingburra vs Queensland

Other Offences: Mundingburra vs Queensland

Here is a breakdown of some of the other offences that we mentioned before.

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsQLD Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)QLD Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Drug Offences43482171198935
Trespassing and Vagrancy55680139110
Liquor (excl. Drunkenness)123502846
Weapons Act Offences96258251121
Traffic and Related Offences3443253948839

Mundingburra Crimes per Square KM

Crimes per square km in Mundingburra vs Queensland

How many murders were in Mundingburra in 2022?

According to Queensland Police Service (QPS), there were 1 murders in Mundingburra in 2022. The number of other homicides (which includes attempted murder, murder conspiracy, and manslaughter) was 0.

What’s the most common crime in Mundingburra?

According to the latest available data from Queensland Police Service (QPS), the most common type of crime in Mundingburra is other theft (excl. unlawful entry).

What is the crime rate in Mundingburra?

The overall crime rate in Mundingburra, as measured by the number of reported offences per 100,000 population was 12263 in the year ending June 2022.

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 Mundingburra a safe place to live in?

Mundingburra is safer than 13% of suburbs across Australia and the crime rates are considerably higher than the average across most suburbs in Australia. Compared to Queensland suburbs, Mundingburra is safer than 17% other suburbs in the state which are considered low safety scores in Queensland.

Is Mundingburra safe at night?

According to Queensland Government Statistician’s Office, 55% of crimes in Mundingburra occur between 6 PM and 6 AM so, it’s moderate safety to walk alone in Mundingburra at night.

Total Crime Stats of Mundingburra

Offence Divison Offence SubdivisonYear (2021)Year (2022)
Offences Against PropertyArson01
Offences Against the PersonAssault5479
Offences Against the PersonRobbery63
Offences Against the PersonHomicide (Murder)11
Offences Against the PersonOther Homicide00
Offences Against the PersonOther Offences Against the Person68
Offences Against PropertyFraud74
Offences Against PropertyUnlawful Entry9775
Offences Against PropertyUnlawful Use of Motor Vehicle1718
Offences Against PropertyHandling Stolen Goods25
Offences Against PropertyOther Theft (excl. Unlawful Entry)6182
Offences Against PropertyOther Property Damage4242
Other OffencesDrug Offences5343
Other OffencesGood Order Offences2628
Other OffencesWeapons Act Offences109
Other OffencesStock Related Offences00
Other OffencesTraffic and Related Offences2334
Other OffencesTrespassing and Vagrancy105
Other OffencesProstitution Offences00
Other OffencesGaming Racing & Betting Offences00
Other OffencesLiquor (excl. Drunkenness)01
Other OffencesMiscellaneous Offences42

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


  • Queensland Government Statistician’s Office
  • Queensland Police Service (QPS)

Greater Capital City Statistical Area

Greater Brisbane