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LGA Number of Offences in Victoria by Offence Type 2008 - 2017

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) presents statistics about the characteristics of crime recorded on the Victoria Police Law Enforcement Assistance Program (LEAP). Recorded offences include any criminal act or omission by a person or organisation for which a penalty could be imposed by the Victorian legal system. This dataset covers crime sub-categories from 2008 to 2017

For the purposes of CSA statistics, an offence is counted and included in the data where it was reported to, or detected by, Victoria Police and, was first recorded in LEAP within the reference period. Recorded offence data are compiled on the basis of the date that the offence was created on the LEAP database, rather than the date the offence was detected by, or reported to police. The create date may not be the date when the offence occurred, or the date when the offence came to the attention of police.

The crime statistics are aggregated to Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) Local Government Area (LGA) 2011 boundaries (1259.0.30.001). Please note, in order to maintain confidentiality, sensitive offence counts for subdivisions Homicide and related offences and Sexual offences with a value of 3 or less are given a value of 2 to calculate totals. For more information visit Victorian Crime Statistics Agency:

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Last Updated May 14, 2019, 07:09 (UTC)
Created February 1, 2018, 04:48 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-VIC_Govt_CSA-UoM_AURIN_DB_lga_vic_crime_stats_2008_2017
Aggregation Level lga2011
Attribute List A10 Homicide and related offence, A20 Assault and related offences, A30 Sexual offences, A40 Abduction and related offences, A50 Robbery, A60 Blackmail and extortion, A70 Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour, A80 Dangerous and negligent acts endangering people, B10 Arson, B20 Property damage, B30 Burglary/Break and enter, B40 Theft, B50 Deception, B60 Bribery, C10 Drug dealing and trafficking, C20 Cultivate or manufacture drugs, C30 Drug use and possession, C90 Other drug offences, D10 Weapons and explosives offences, D20 Disorderly and offensive conduct, D30 Public nuisance offences, D40 Public security offences, E10 Justice procedures, E20 Breaches of orders, F10 Regulatory driving offences, F20 Transport regulation offences, F30 Other government regulatory offences, F90 Miscellaneous offences, Grand Total Offences, LGA Estimated Residential Population, LGA code 2011, LGA name 2011, Reference Period, Total (E) Justice procedures offences, Total (F) Other offences, Total offence count: (A), Total offence count: (B), Total offence count: (C), Total offence count: (D)
Attribution Government of Victoria - Crime Statistics Agency, (2017): LGA Number of Offences in Victoria by Offence Type 2008 - 2017; accessed from AURIN Portal on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Government of Victoria - Crime Statistics Agency 2018
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Key lga_code
Type dataset
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