According to Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL), Dardanup West crime rate for the year ending December 2022 was 898 incidents per 100,000 population. This represents a 57% decrease from the previous year.

Dardanup West Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)

Safer than 76% of most Australia suburbs

Dardanup West Crime Map

Dardanup West crime map

Is Dardanup West Safe?

Dardanup West has very high safety metrics. Crime rates in Dardanup West are below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia. Dardanup West is safer than 76% of all Australian suburbs and than 98% of Western Australia suburbs. However, asault is a common offence in Dardanup West.

Dardanup West Crime Statistics at a Glance

Has Crime in Dardanup West 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 Dardanup West.

60-month trend of criminal incidents across Dardanup West
  • The number of criminal incidents recorded by Western Australia Police Force in the year 2022 was 6, down 57% from 14 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
  • Dardanup West is in the 98th percentile for safety, meaning 2% of Western Australia suburbs are safer than Dardanup West and 98% of suburbs are more dangerous than Dardanup West.
  • Common crime: asault.
  • There was no change in the number of assault offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • There were no sexual offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • There were no homicide offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • The number of burglary offences recorded in 2022 decreased by 100% (1 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of stealing offences recorded in 2022 decreased by 75% (3 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • There were no robbery offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • There were no motor vehicle theft offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • There were no property damage offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.

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Crime in Dardanup West: An In-Depth Analysis

AU Crime Rate analyzed crime data from the Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL) and found that crime rates in Dardanup West are below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia. In fact, it is considered safer than about 76% of suburbs in the country across all population sizes.

The crime rates in Dardanup West are higher than approximately 2% of other suburbs in Western Australia. Consequently, the suburb has very high scores for public safety.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime if you live here? It’s 1 in 222 based on the combined crime rate of offences against the person and property while the risk of becoming a victim of crime in Western Australia is at 1 in 13.

Discovering the full picture of Dardanup West’s crime statistics is crucial, and delving into the details of its against the person and property crime data is the key. By doing so, we can uncover which type of crime is more prevalent, whether it be violent or property-related, and gain a deeper understanding of the crime rate in Dardanup West. So join us on this exploration, as we uncover the nature and extent of crime in this community.

Dardanup West crime rate for crimes against the person is 299 per 100,000 inhabitants, whereas the Western Australia average rate is 2158. This meant that the likelihood of becoming a victim of such crimes in Dardanup West was 1 in 333. The crimes against persons included in this analysis are homicide, assault, sexual offences, robbery, deprivation of liberty, and threatening behaviour.

According to our data, the likelihood of an individual becoming a victim of property crime in Dardanup West is 1 in 667, with a rate of 150 incidents per 100,000 inhabitants. It is important to note that the average rate of property crime in Western Australia is 4822 incidents per 100,000 residents. The property crimes included in this analysis consist of stealing, stealing of motor vehicles, burglary, arson, and property damage.

Dardanup West Crime Rates by Offences Division

DivisionNumber of CrimesCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)
Offences against the person2299
Offences against Property1150
Other Offences3449
Total6898

Dardanup West 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 and related offences: There are different types of assault, like serious assault, which is when someone causes severe 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.
  • Deprivation of Liberty: This offence typically involves unlawfully detaining or confining another person against their will. The essence of this offence is the intentional restriction of a person’s freedom of movement without lawful excuse or their consent.
  • Threatening behaviour: This represents harassing or threatening someone based on their race, skin colour, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or disability, in what’s known as hate crimes. It also includes insulting someone, cyberbullying, and cyberstalking.

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

1 in 333

In Dardanup West

1 in 45

In Western Australia

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

Crimes Against the Person: Dardanup West vs Western Australia

Dardanup West population: 668

Western Australia population: 2660026

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsWA Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)WA Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Homicide08503
Assault2407582991532
Sexual offences063420238
Robbery01507057
Deprivation of Liberty025209
Threatening Behaviour084630318

Dardanup West Against Property offences

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

  • Stealing: 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.
  • Burglary (unlawful entry): 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.
  • Arson: Arson is a criminal act of intentionally setting fire to a property, building, or forest (bushfire)  without lawful or justifiable reason.
  • 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 Against Property offences

1 in 667

In Dardanup West

1 in 20

In Western Australia

Crimes Against Property Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Property offences in Dardanup West vs WA

Against Property offences: Dardanup West vs Western Australia

Dardanup West population: 668

Western Australia population: 2660026

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsWA Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)WA Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Stealing1720111502707
Stealing of Motor Vehicles063910240
Burglary/Break and enter0220510829
Arson0956036
Property Damage02685601010

Other Offences

The category of other offences encompasses a range of unlawful activities such as drug-related violations, graffiti vandalism, various forms of fraud and related deceptive practices, as well as contraventions of Violence Restraining Orders. These offences, while distinct in nature, all fall under the broader umbrella of criminal activities that are subject to legal penalties.

Other Offences Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Rate of Other offences in Dardanup West vs WA

Other Offences: Dardanup West vs Western Australia

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsWA Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)WA Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Drug Offences0206510776
Graffiti02017076
Fraud & Related Offences03122901174
Breach of Violence Restraint Order0125560472

Dardanup West Crimes per Square KM

Crimes per square km in Dardanup West vs WA

How many murders in Dardanup West in 2022?

According to Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL), there were 0 homicides in Dardanup West in 2022. It’s important to note that this figure includes all homicides, not just murders.

What’s the most common crime in Dardanup West?

According to the latest available data from Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL), the most common type of crime in Dardanup West is asault.

What is the crime rate in Dardanup West?

The overall crime rate in Dardanup West, as measured by the number of reported offences per 100,000 population was 898 in the year ending December 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 Dardanup West a safe place to live in?

Dardanup West is safer than 76% of suburbs across Australia and the crime rates are below average to the majority of suburbs in Australia. Compared to Western Australia suburbs, Dardanup West is safer than 98% of other suburbs in the state which are considered very high safety scores in Western Australia.

Total Crime Stats of Dardanup West

DivisionSubdivisionYear (2021)Year (2022)
Against The PersonHomicide00
Against The PersonSexual Offences00
Against The PersonAssault (Family)12
Against The PersonAssault (Non-Family)10
Against The PersonThreatening Behaviour (Family)00
Against The PersonThreatening Behaviour (Non-Family)00
Against The PersonDeprivation of Liberty00
Against The PersonRobbery00
Aganst PropertyDwelling Burglary10
Aganst PropertyNon-Dwelling Burglary00
Aganst PropertyStealing of Motor Vehicle00
Aganst PropertyStealing41
Aganst PropertyProperty Damage00
Aganst PropertyArson00
Other OffencesDrug Offences00
Other OffencesGraffiti00
Other OffencesFraud & Related Offences00
Other OffencesBreach of Violence Restraint Order00

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.

References

  • Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL)
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census QuickStats for all persons

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