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Crime rate in Armidale Regional, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 86/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    28,933

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    6,817.03 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    3,676

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    127.05

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    627

    Total number of violent crimes in the LGA (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery, etc...)

  • Property Crimes
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    1,650

    Total number of property crimes in the LGA (arson, burglary, theft, car theft, etc...)

  • Violent Crimes
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    21.67

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    57.03

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    81.29%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    82.09%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Armidale Regional crime trends

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Armidale Regional crime compared

Top crime types in Armidale Regional:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 769 reported cases of Theft.

    769

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 462 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    462

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 425 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    425

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 415 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    415

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 405 reported cases of Property damage.

    405

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 304 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    304

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 198 reported cases of Deception.

    198

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 136 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    136

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 120 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    120

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 85 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    85

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 78 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    78

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 71 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    71

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 61 reported cases of Arson.

    61

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 50 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    50

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 42 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    42

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 16 reported cases of Robbery.

    16

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 14 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    14

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 12 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    12

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 6 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 4 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 2 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Armidale Regional

    1 in 46

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 46

  • NSW

    1 in 87

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 87

  • Australia

    1 in 95

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • Armidale Regional

    1 in 18

    In 2023 in Armidale Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 18

  • NSW

    1 in 41

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 41

  • Australia

    1 in 28

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 28

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does Armidale Regional rank in crime?

Armidale Regional lga is ranked 86/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Armidale Regional a safe lga?

Armidale Regional lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Armidale Regional?

The top crime types in Armidale Regional are Theft, Assault and related offences, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Armidale Regional?

769 Theft cases were reported in Armidale Regional in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Armidale Regional?

Crime in Armidale Regional has increased by 24.69% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Armidale Regional in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Armidale Regional in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Armidale Regional?

The least safe suburb in Armidale Regional is Bald Blair, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Armidale Regional?

The safest suburb in Armidale Regional is Lower Creek, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Armidale Regional crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Armidale Regional by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Bald Blair, Baldersleigh and Backwater.


Suburbs in Armidale Regional

The data is based on annual 2023 data from state police departments and population data from the 2021 ABS Census. Rank is calculated for crimes weighted by severity and proportionate to population.

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