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Crime rate in Bayside (NSW), NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 31/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    159,410

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    47.90 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    9,048

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    56.76

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,298

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

  • Property Crimes
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    2,859

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.14

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    17.93

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    38.63%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

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    Property Crimes
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    21.13%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Bayside (NSW) crime trends

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Bayside (NSW) crime compared

Top crime types in Bayside (NSW):


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 1,826 reported cases of Theft.

    1,826

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 1,262 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1,262

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 1,070 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,070

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 779 reported cases of Deception.

    779

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 765 reported cases of Property damage.

    765

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 743 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    743

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 645 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    645

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 487 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    487

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 271 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    271

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 245 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    245

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 179 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    179

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 168 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    168

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 160 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    160

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 121 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    121

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 72 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    72

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 58 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    58

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 52 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    52

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 40 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    40

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 31 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    31

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 31 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    31

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 23 reported cases of Arson.

    23

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 15 reported cases of Robbery.

    15

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 3 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    3

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) there were 2 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bayside (NSW)

    1 in 123

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 123

  • 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

  • Bayside (NSW)

    1 in 56

    In 2023 in Bayside (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 56

  • 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 Bayside (NSW) rank in crime?

Bayside (NSW) lga is ranked 31/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Bayside (NSW) a safe lga?

Bayside (NSW) lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Bayside (NSW)?

The top crime types in Bayside (NSW) are Theft, Transport regulation offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Bayside (NSW)?

1,826 Theft cases were reported in Bayside (NSW) in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Bayside (NSW)?

Crime in Bayside (NSW) has decreased by 0.87% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Bayside (NSW) in 2023?

There were 2 Homicide and related offences cases in Bayside (NSW) in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Bayside (NSW)?

The least safe suburb in Bayside (NSW) is Bardwell Valley, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Bayside (NSW)?

The safest suburb in Bayside (NSW) is Daceyville, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Bayside (NSW) crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Bayside (NSW) by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Bardwell Valley, Dolls Point and Monterey.


Suburbs in Bayside (NSW)

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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