According to Queensland Police Service (QPS), Woorim crime rate for the year ending June 2022 was 7338 incidents per 100,000 population. This represents a 17% increase from the previous year.

Woorim Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 56% of most Australia suburbs

Woorim Crime Map

Woorim crime map

Is Woorim Safe?

Woorim has moderate safety metrics. Crime rates in Woorim are about average for most suburbs and neighborhoods in Australia. Woorim is safer than 56% of all Australian suburbs and than 32% of Queensland suburbs. However, drug offences is a common offence in Woorim.

Woorim Crime Statistics at a Glance

Has Crime in Woorim 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 Woorim.

60-month trend of criminal incidents across Woorim
  • The number of criminal incidents recorded in the year 2022 was 134, up 17% from 115 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
  • Woorim is in the 32nd percentile for safety, meaning 68% of Queensland suburbs are safer than Woorim and 32% of suburbs are more dangerous than Woorim.
  • Street safety to walk at night: moderate safety.
  • Common crime: drug offences.
  • The number of assault offences recorded in 2022 increased by 20% (1 Incidents) compared to the previous year..
  • There were no murder offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • The number of unlawful entry offences recorded in 2022 increased by 111% (10 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of theft offences (excl. Unlawful Entry) recorded in 2022 increased by 29% (5 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of robbery offences recorded in 2022 increased by 100% (1 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of unlawful use of motor vehicles (car theft) recorded in 2022 increased by 67% (2 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of vandalism offences (other property damage) recorded in 2022 decreased by 15% (3 Incidents) compared to the previous year.

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Crime in Woorim: An In-Depth Analysis

Based on the latest crime statistics from the Queensland Police Service (QPS), AU Crime Rate’s analysis indicates that Woorim is safer than only 56% of all suburbs across the nation, regardless of population size. This implies that Woorim’s crime rate is about average for most suburbs and neighborhoods in Australia.

How does Woorim perform compared to other suburbs of all population sizes in Queensland? The crime rate in Woorim is greater than that of roughly 68% of other suburbs in Queensland, leading to moderate public safety scores.

As a resident of Woorim, the likelihood of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 23 based on the combined crime rate of offences against the person and property. This is in contrast to the Queensland average, where the chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 16.

To get a more comprehensive understanding of Woorim’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 Woorim. By doing so, we can gain a more in-depth insight into the nature and extent of crime in Woorim.

AU Crime Rate’s analysis has uncovered that the rate of crimes against the person in Woorim is 383 per one hundred thousand inhabitants. By contrast, the statewide average for such crimes stands at 1097. This suggests that experiencing serious offences like homicide, assault, robbery and other offences against the person is 1 in 260 if you reside in Woorim.

Our data reveal that the odds of becoming a victim of property crime in Woorim are 1 in 26, with a rate of 3724 incidents per 100,000 residents. Keep in mind that the Queensland average is 4773 incidents per 100,000 residents. The types of property crimes tracked in this analysis include arson, fraud, handling stolen goods, unlawful entry, unlawful use of motor vehicles, other theft, and other property damage.

Woorim Crime Rates by Offences Division

DivisionNumber of CrimesCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)
Crimes against the person7383
Property and deception offences683724
Other offences593231

Woorim 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 260

In Woorim

1 in 90

In Queensland

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

Violent crimes against the person in Woorim vs QLD in Australia

Crimes Against the Person: Woorim vs Queensland

Woorim population: 1826

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 person071560139
Homicide (Murder)04500.87
Other Homicide06601.3

It’s important to note that the crime rates for sexual offences are not included in the previously mentioned data for Woorim. Here is Moreton Bay 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 Rape29528245655
Other Sexual Offences574477110593
Sexual Offences (Total)8697595160147

Woorim 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 26

In Woorim

1 in 20

In Queensland

Offences Against Property Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Property offences in Woorim vs QLD

Against Property offences: Woorim vs Queensland, Australia

Woorim population: 1826

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)2212320112052389
Unlawful Entry19467831041907
Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicle518092274351
Handling Stolen Goods051530100
Other Property Damage1737309931724

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 Woorim vs Queensland

Other Offences: Woorim 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 Offences29482171588935
Trespassing and Vagrancy35680164110
Liquor (excl. Drunkenness)123505546
Weapons Act Offences36258164121
Traffic and Related Offences1543253821839

Woorim Crimes per Square KM

Crimes per square km in Woorim vs Queensland

How many murders were in Woorim in 2022?

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

What’s the most common crime in Woorim?

According to the latest available data from Queensland Police Service (QPS), the most common type of crime in Woorim is drug offences.

What is the crime rate in Woorim?

The overall crime rate in Woorim, as measured by the number of reported offences per 100,000 population was 7338 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 Woorim a safe place to live in?

Woorim is safer than 56% of suburbs across Australia and the crime rates are about average for most suburbs and neighborhoods in Australia. Compared to Queensland suburbs, Woorim is safer than 32% other suburbs in the state which are considered moderate safety scores in Queensland.

Is Woorim safe at night?

According to Queensland Government Statistician’s Office, 51% of crimes in Woorim occur between 6 PM and 6 AM so, it’s moderate safety to walk alone in Woorim at night.

Total Crime Stats of Woorim

Offence Divison Offence SubdivisonYear (2021)Year (2022)
Offences Against PropertyArson03
Offences Against the PersonAssault56
Offences Against the PersonRobbery01
Offences Against the PersonHomicide (Murder)00
Offences Against the PersonOther Homicide00
Offences Against the PersonOther Offences Against the Person20
Offences Against PropertyFraud22
Offences Against PropertyUnlawful Entry919
Offences Against PropertyUnlawful Use of Motor Vehicle35
Offences Against PropertyHandling Stolen Goods00
Offences Against PropertyOther Theft (excl. Unlawful Entry)1722
Offences Against PropertyOther Property Damage2017
Other OffencesDrug Offences2329
Other OffencesGood Order Offences78
Other OffencesWeapons Act Offences13
Other OffencesStock Related Offences00
Other OffencesTraffic and Related Offences2415
Other OffencesTrespassing and Vagrancy13
Other OffencesProstitution Offences00
Other OffencesGaming Racing & Betting Offences00
Other OffencesLiquor (excl. Drunkenness)01
Other OffencesMiscellaneous Offences10

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