According to Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL), Drummond Cove crime rate for the year ending December 2022 was 6328 incidents per 100,000 population. This represents a 26% decrease from the previous year.

Drummond Cove Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)

Safer than 53% of most Australia suburbs

Drummond Cove Crime Map

Drummond Cove crime map

Is Drummond Cove Safe?

Drummond Cove has very high safety metrics. Crime rates in Drummond Cove are about average for most suburbs and neighborhoods in Australia. Drummond Cove is safer than 53% of all Australian suburbs and than 81% of Western Australia suburbs. However, property damage is a common offence in Drummond Cove.

Drummond Cove Crime Statistics at a Glance

Has Crime in Drummond Cove 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 Drummond Cove.

60-month trend of criminal incidents across Drummond Cove
  • The number of criminal incidents recorded by Western Australia Police Force in the year 2022 was 102, down 26% from 138 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
  • Drummond Cove is in the 81st percentile for safety, meaning 19% of Western Australia suburbs are safer than Drummond Cove and 81% of suburbs are more dangerous than Drummond Cove.
  • Common crime: property damage.
  • The number of assault offences recorded in 2022 decreased by 10% (1 Incidents) compared to the previous year..
  • The number of sexual offences recorded in 2022 decreased by 88% (15 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • There were no homicide offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • There was no change in the number of burglary offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • The number of stealing offences recorded in 2022 increased by 29% (2 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • There were no robbery offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • The number of motor vehicle thefts recorded in 2022 increased by 200% (2 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of property damage offences recorded in 2022 increased by 33% (3 Incidents) compared to the previous year.

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Crime in Drummond Cove: An In-Depth Analysis

According to AU Crime Rate’s analysis of the latest crime statistics from the Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL), Drummond Cove is ranked safer than 53% of the suburbs across Australia, regardless of population size. That means that Drummond Cove crime rate is about average for most suburbs and neighborhoods in Australia.

In Western Australia, only about 19% of suburbs have a lower crime rate than Drummond Cove. As a result, Drummond Cove has very high scores in public safety metrics.

If you are a resident of Drummond Cove, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 39 (based on the total crime rate of crimes against the person and property combined) while Western Australia average’s is 1 in 13.

Let’s take a closer look at Drummond Cove’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 Drummond Cove’s overall crime rate. So, are you curious to learn more about Drummond Cove’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 Drummond Cove is 744 per one hundred thousand inhabitants while the Western Australia average rate is 2158. So, one’s chances of becoming a victim of crimes against the person (violent crime) in Drummond Cove is 1 in 133. The crimes against the person included in this analysis are homicide, assault, sexual offences, robbery, deprivation of liberty, and threatening behaviour.

From our analysis, we discovered that your odds of becoming a victim of a property crime, if you live in Drummond Cove, is 1 in 57. This is equal to a rate of 1737 per one hundred thousand residents compared to a rate of 4822 per 100,000 residents for Western Australia state. It’s worth mentioning that the property crimes tracked here include stealing, stealing of motor vehicles, burglary, arson, and property damage.

Drummond Cove Crime Rates by Offences Division

DivisionNumber of CrimesCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)
Offences against the person12744
Offences against Property281737
Other Offences623846
Total1026328

Drummond Cove 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 133

In Drummond Cove

1 in 45

In Western Australia

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

Crimes Against the Person: Drummond Cove vs Western Australia

Drummond Cove population: 1612

Western Australia population: 2660026

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsWA Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)WA Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Homicide08503
Assault9407585581532
Sexual offences26342124238
Robbery01507057
Deprivation of Liberty025209
Threatening Behaviour1846362318

Drummond Cove 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 57

In Drummond Cove

1 in 20

In Western Australia

Crimes Against Property Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Property offences in Drummond Cove vs WA

Against Property offences: Drummond Cove vs Western Australia

Drummond Cove population: 1612

Western Australia population: 2660026

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsWA Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)WA Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Stealing9720115582707
Stealing of Motor Vehicles26391124240
Burglary/Break and enter522051310829
Arson0956036
Property Damage12268567441010

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 Drummond Cove vs WA

Other Offences: Drummond Cove vs Western Australia

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsWA Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)WA Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Drug Offences620651372776
Graffiti120176276
Fraud & Related Offences03122901174
Breach of Violence Restraint Order412556248472

Drummond Cove Crimes per Square KM

Crimes per square km in Drummond Cove vs WA

How many murders in Drummond Cove in 2022?

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

What’s the most common crime in Drummond Cove?

According to the latest available data from Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL), the most common type of crime in Drummond Cove is property damage.

What is the crime rate in Drummond Cove?

The overall crime rate in Drummond Cove, as measured by the number of reported offences per 100,000 population was 6328 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 Drummond Cove a safe place to live in?

Drummond Cove is safer than 53% of suburbs across Australia and the crime rates are about average for most suburbs and neighborhoods in Australia. Compared to Western Australia suburbs, Drummond Cove is safer than 81% of other suburbs in the state which are considered very high safety scores in Western Australia.

Total Crime Stats of Drummond Cove

DivisionSubdivisionYear (2021)Year (2022)
Against The PersonHomicide00
Against The PersonSexual Offences172
Against The PersonAssault (Family)98
Against The PersonAssault (Non-Family)11
Against The PersonThreatening Behaviour (Family)01
Against The PersonThreatening Behaviour (Non-Family)30
Against The PersonDeprivation of Liberty30
Against The PersonRobbery00
Aganst PropertyDwelling Burglary55
Aganst PropertyNon-Dwelling Burglary00
Aganst PropertyStealing of Motor Vehicle02
Aganst PropertyStealing79
Aganst PropertyProperty Damage912
Aganst PropertyArson00
Other OffencesDrug Offences156
Other OffencesGraffiti01
Other OffencesFraud & Related Offences00
Other OffencesBreach of Violence Restraint Order04

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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