Unlawful home entry rates in Logan policing district south-east Queensland's worst

The crime data has been released by the Queensland Government Statistician's Office. Pictured is Logan policing district. Photo: Queensland Police Service / police.qld.gov.au

The crime data has been released by the Queensland Government Statistician's Office. Pictured is Logan policing district. Photo: Queensland Police Service / police.qld.gov.au

YOUR home is more likely to be unlawfully entered in the Logan policing district - which includes Jimboomba - compared to any other area in south-east Queensland.

Data released by the Queensland Government Statistician's Office shows that 635.1 unlawful home entries per 100,000 people happened in the Logan area last financial year.

The Logan policing district clocked up just shy of 2250 unlawful home entries across places including Logan Central, Jimboomba, Browns Plains, Beaudesert, North Tamborine and Rathdowney.

However, south-east Queensland's hot spot for unlawful home entries was the South Brisbane policing district.

The area recorded 4277 incidents, equating to 525 reports per 100,000 people - a smaller per capita rate compared to Logan despite the higher total.

The data showed that car owners in the Logan policing district were also at a greater risk of being targeted by vehicle thieves, with almost 400 unlawful use of motor vehicle offences recorded for every 100,000 people.

A total of 1415 unlawful use of motor vehicle offences were reported in the Logan policing district last financial year.

However, the Gold Coast was south-east Queensland's auto theft hot spot, clocking up 2167 unlawful use of vehicle offences, followed by South Brisbane district's tally of 1991.

South-east Queensland's drug capital proved to be the North Brisbane district, with 10231 drug-related offences recorded.

South Brisbane policing district had south-east Queensland's second highest number of drug-related offences, clocking up 8167 and surpassing the Gold Coast's tally of 7650.

However, Logan's per capita rate for drug-related offences was south-east Queensland's worst at 1456 per 100,000, despite recording only 5157 drug-related offences.

Outback Queensland had the state's worst crime rates in the state per capita, followed by Townsville, Cairns and Brisbane's inner city.

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