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Crime rate in Balranald, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 46/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    1,337

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    15,157.23 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    94

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    70.31

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    15

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

  • Property Crimes
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    26

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    11.22

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    19.45

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    56.54%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    26.56%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Balranald crime trends

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Balranald crime compared

Top crime types in Balranald:


  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 16 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    16

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 12 reported cases of Theft.

    12

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 10 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    10

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 10 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    10

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 10 reported cases of Deception.

    10

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 7 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    7

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 6 reported cases of Property damage.

    6

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 6 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    6

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 5 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    5

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 4 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 3 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 1 reported cases of Arson.

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 1 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 1 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 1 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Balranald there were 1 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Balranald

    1 in 89

    In 2023 in Balranald your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 89

  • 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

  • Balranald

    1 in 51

    In 2023 in Balranald your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 51

  • 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 Balranald rank in crime?

Balranald lga is ranked 46/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Balranald a safe lga?

Balranald lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Balranald?

The top crime types in Balranald are Drug use and possession, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Balranald?

16 Drug use and possession cases were reported in Balranald in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Balranald?

Crime in Balranald has increased by 6.82% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Balranald in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Balranald in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Balranald?

The least safe suburb in Balranald is Corrong, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Balranald?

The safest suburb in Balranald is Balranald, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Balranald crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Balranald by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Corrong, Clare (NSW) and Mossgiel.


Suburbs in Balranald

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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