Victorian Burglary Statistics

Victorian Burglary Statistics – Are You At Risk?

The following list shows the most highly targeted areas around Melbourne for burglaries and theft.

Seven of the ‘top ten’ areas are located within Melbournes western suburbs alongside another 2 of the most highly targeted to the north.

All Melbourne home owners should be considering home security systems or house alarms with monitoring, particularly those living in and around the below listed areas.

You could be reducing your risk of burglary and theft by 94%.

Top 40 Areas across Victoria with the highest home burglary Rates

 No.

Postcode

Suburb

 Burglary Rate

1

3027

Williams Landing

15

2

3022

Ardeer

16

3

3754

Mernda/Doreen

19

4

3024

Wyndham Vale/Mambourin/Mount Cottrell

23

5

3052

Parkville

23

6

3019

Braybrook

29

7

3029

Hoppers Crossing/Truganina/Tarneit

30

8

3047

Broadmeadows/Dallas

31

9

3338

Melton South/Exford

32

10

3020

Sunshine/Albion

32

11

3081

Heidelberg West/Heidelberg Heights

32

12

3023

Deer Park/Caroline Springs/Cairnlea

32

13

3021

St Albans/Kealba/Kings Park

33

14

3168

Clayton/Clayton North

34

15

3075

Lalor

34

16

3054

Carlton North/Princes Hill

35

17

3337

Melton, Kurunjang/Toolern Vale

36

18

3214

Corio/Norlane/North Shore

37

19

3073

Reservoir

37

20

3030

Werribee/Point Cook

37

21

3975

Lyndhurst/Lynbrook

38

22

3500

Mildura

38

23

3549

Robinvale

39

24

3037

Delahey/Hillside/Taylors Hill/Sydenham

41

25

3804

Narre Warren North/Narre Warren East

41

26

3074

Thomastown

41

27

3630

Shepparton/ Branditt

42

28

3076

Epping

42

29

3840

Morwell/Driffield

42

30

3067

Abbotsford

42

31

3051

North Melbourne

43

32

3355

Wendouree

43

33

3850

Sale/ Wurruk

43

34

3012

Footscray West/Maidstone

43

35

3065

Fitzroy

44

36

3046

Glenroy/Oak Park/Hadfield

44

37

3851

Montgomery/Darriman

46

38

3752

South Morang

46

39

3011

Footscray

47

40

3356

Delacombe

47

 

* Based on 2011/12 Victoria Police Crime Statistics and ABS Census data for number of occupied households. Postcodes with less than 1,000 occupied households have been excluded.

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