The crime rate across Victoria has increased by 3.8%.
The total number of offences has increased by 5.6%, to a total of 403,618 offences up by 21,347 offences.
Crime against the person has increased by 7.4%.
Assaults are up 11.9%.
Crime against property has decreased by 0.4%.
Residential burglaries are up 1.2%.
Theft of motor vehicles has increased by 2.5%.
Drug offences have increased by 12.7%.
Other crimes have increased by 18.7%.
Family violence related crime is continuing to drive up the overall statistics accounting for 38.6% of crime against the person.