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BlogAugust 3, 2019

Latest suburb burglary statistics are alarming! Is this cause for concern?

Robber breaking into home

The most recent Victorian crime statistics* show that 1 in 67 homes are burgled in the Greater Metro Melbourne area. The biggest question we all want answered is ‘how safe is my suburb?’

The top 10 hot spots for burglary heavily involved northern and western suburbs. With Williams Landing topping all suburbs with a staggering 1 in 19 homes burgled.

But with the recent spate of aggravated burglaries occurring in the south east, expect these to change.

The top 10 suburbs are listed below.

Burglary rates in Melbourne suburbs

*Based on 2014/15 Crime Statistics Agency data, ABS Census data for number of occupied households and Municipal Council household data. Postcodes with less than 1,000 occupied households or less than 65 per cent of households occupied have been excluded.

For the full list of suburbs in the Greater Melbourne Metro area enter your name, email and postcode below to see where your suburb ranks.

*Crime statistics were analysed and provided by RACV.

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