According to Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL), Rossmoyne crime rate for the year ending December 2022 was 6599 incidents per 100,000 population. This represents a 74% increase from the previous year.

Rossmoyne Crime Index

86

(100 is safest)

Safer than 86% of most Australia suburbs

Rossmoyne Crime Map

Rossmoyne crime map

Is Rossmoyne Safe?

Rossmoyne has very high safety metrics. Crime rates in Rossmoyne are noticeably lower than the average compared to most Australia’s suburbs. Rossmoyne is safer than 86% of all Australian suburbs and than 78% of Western Australia suburbs. However, fraud & related offences is a common offence in Rossmoyne.

Rossmoyne Crime Statistics at a Glance

Has Crime in Rossmoyne 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 Rossmoyne.

60-month trend of criminal incidents across Rossmoyne
  • The number of criminal incidents recorded by Western Australia Police Force in the year 2022 was 240, up 74% from 138 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
  • Rossmoyne is in the 78th percentile for safety, meaning 22% of Western Australia suburbs are safer than Rossmoyne and 78% of suburbs are more dangerous than Rossmoyne.
  • Common crime: fraud & related offences.
  • The number of assault offences recorded in 2022 increased by 150% (9 Incidents) compared to the previous year..
  • The number of sexual offences recorded in 2022 decreased by 91% (10 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • There were no homicide offences recorded during the years 2021 and 2022.
  • The number of burglary offences recorded in 2022 decreased by 5% (1 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of stealing offences recorded in 2022 increased by 57% (13 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 100% (1 Incidents) compared to the previous year.
  • The number of property damage offences recorded in 2022 increased by 150% (3 Incidents) compared to the previous year.

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Crime in Rossmoyne: An In-Depth Analysis

Based on the latest crime statistics from the Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL), the AU Crime Rate’s analysis indicates that Rossmoyne is safer than only 86% of all suburbs across the nation, regardless of population size. This implies that Rossmoyne’s crime rate is noticeably lower than the average compared to most Australia’s suburbs.

How does Rossmoyne perform compared to other suburbs of all population sizes in Western Australia? The crime rate in Rossmoyne is greater than that of roughly 22% of other suburbs in Western Australia, leading to very high public safety scores.

As a resident of Rossmoyne, the likelihood of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 47 based on the combined crime rate of offences against the person and property. This is in contrast to Western Australia’s average, where the chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 13.

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

AU Crime Rate’s analysis has uncovered that the rate of crimes against the person in Rossmoyne is 440 per one hundred thousand inhabitants. By contrast, the statewide average for such crimes stands at 2158. This suggests that experiencing serious offences like homicide, assault, sexual offences, robbery, deprivation of liberty, and threatening behaviour is 1 in 226 if you reside in Rossmoyne.

Our data reveal that the odds of becoming a victim of property crime in Rossmoyne are 1 in 60, with a rate of 1650 incidents per 100,000 residents. Keep in mind that the Western Australian average is 4822 incidents per 100,000 residents. The types of property crimes tracked in this analysis include stealing, stealing of motor vehicles, burglary, arson, and property damage.

Rossmoyne Crime Rates by Offences Division

DivisionNumber of CrimesCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)
Offences against the person16440
Offences against Property601650
Other Offences1644509
Total2406599

Rossmoyne 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 226

In Rossmoyne

1 in 45

In Western Australia

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

Crimes Against the Person: Rossmoyne vs Western Australia

Rossmoyne population: 3637

Western Australia population: 2660026

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsWA Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)WA Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Homicide08503
Assault15407584121532
Sexual offences1634227238
Robbery01507057
Deprivation of Liberty025209
Threatening Behaviour084630318

Rossmoyne 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 60

In Rossmoyne

1 in 20

In Western Australia

Crimes Against Property Comparison (Per 100,000 Residents)

Property offences in Rossmoyne vs WA

Against Property offences: Rossmoyne vs Western Australia

Rossmoyne population: 3637

Western Australia population: 2660026

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsWA Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)WA Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Stealing36720119902707
Stealing of Motor Vehicles1639127240
Burglary/Break and enter1822051495829
Arson0956036
Property Damage5268561371010

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 Rossmoyne vs WA

Other Offences: Rossmoyne vs Western Australia

CrimesTotal Criminal IncidentsWA Total Criminal IncidentsCrime Rate (Per 100,000 Residents)WA Crime Rate (per 100,000 residents)
Drug Offences32065182776
Graffiti02017076
Fraud & Related Offences413122911271174
Breach of Violence Restraint Order0125560472

Rossmoyne Crimes per Square KM

Crimes per square km in Rossmoyne vs WA

How many murders in Rossmoyne in 2022?

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

What’s the most common crime in Rossmoyne?

According to the latest available data from Western Australia Police Force (WAPOL), the most common type of crime in Rossmoyne is fraud & related offences.

What is the crime rate in Rossmoyne?

The overall crime rate in Rossmoyne, as measured by the number of reported offences per 100,000 population was 6599 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 Rossmoyne a safe place to live in?

Rossmoyne is safer than 86% of suburbs across Australia and the crime rates are noticeably lower than the average compared to most Australia’s suburbs. Compared to Western Australia suburbs, Rossmoyne is safer than 78% of other suburbs in the state which are considered very high safety scores in Western Australia.

Total Crime Stats of Rossmoyne

DivisionSubdivisionYear (2021)Year (2022)
Against The PersonHomicide00
Against The PersonSexual Offences111
Against The PersonAssault (Family)49
Against The PersonAssault (Non-Family)26
Against The PersonThreatening Behaviour (Family)00
Against The PersonThreatening Behaviour (Non-Family)00
Against The PersonDeprivation of Liberty10
Against The PersonRobbery00
Aganst PropertyDwelling Burglary1918
Aganst PropertyNon-Dwelling Burglary00
Aganst PropertyStealing of Motor Vehicle01
Aganst PropertyStealing2336
Aganst PropertyProperty Damage25
Aganst PropertyArson00
Other OffencesDrug Offences03
Other OffencesGraffiti00
Other OffencesFraud & Related Offences641
Other OffencesBreach of Violence Restraint Order10

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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