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Crime rate in Bathurst Regional, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 69/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    43,547

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    3,501.48 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    4,358

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    100.08

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    782

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,325

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    17.96

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    30.43

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    74.45%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    54.12%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Bathurst Regional crime trends

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Bathurst Regional crime compared

Top crime types in Bathurst Regional:


  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 725 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    725

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 682 reported cases of Theft.

    682

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 583 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    583

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 561 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    561

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 386 reported cases of Property damage.

    386

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 290 reported cases of Deception.

    290

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 231 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    231

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 183 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    183

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 163 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    163

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 148 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    148

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 105 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    105

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 68 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    68

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 58 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    58

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 55 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    55

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 27 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    27

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 26 reported cases of Arson.

    26

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 22 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    22

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 16 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    16

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 16 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    16

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 9 reported cases of Robbery.

    9

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional there were 4 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    4


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bathurst Regional

    1 in 56

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 56

  • 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

  • Bathurst Regional

    1 in 33

    In 2023 in Bathurst Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 33

  • 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 Bathurst Regional rank in crime?

Bathurst Regional lga is ranked 69/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Bathurst Regional a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Bathurst Regional?

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

What is the most reported crime in Bathurst Regional?

725 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Bathurst Regional in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Bathurst Regional?

Crime in Bathurst Regional has increased by 2.49% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Bathurst Regional in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Bathurst Regional?

The least safe suburb in Bathurst Regional is Kirkconnell, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Bathurst Regional?

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

Where are Bathurst Regional crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Bathurst Regional by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Kirkconnell, Sallys Flat and Rock Forest.


Suburbs in Bathurst 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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