The average number of homes burgled across Victoria is one in 67
- Top 10 most burgled areas are dominated by Melbourne's northern and western suburbs
- The top burglary hot spot is Williams Landing, followed by Broadmeadows
Top 10 Greater Melbourne burglary hot spots
For example, in the post code covering Williams Landing, one in 19 homes was burgled last year
|Rank||Postcode||Suburb / Town||Burglary Rate|
|1||3027||Williams Landing||One in 19 homes|
|6||3064||Craigieburn, Donnybrook, Kalkallo||31|
|9||3073||Reservoir, Keon Park||33|
|10||3021||St Albans, Kealba, Kings Park||34|
*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 house holds or less than 65 per cent of households occupied have been excluded.
Greater Melbourne Burglary Rate by Post Code (click image to enlarge)
The below classifications are based on the Greater Melbourne burglary rate average only, excluding all remaining regional post codes. The average burglary rate for Greater Melbourne is 1 in 64.