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Crime rate in Canada Bay, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 20/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    86,721

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    19.46 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,800

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    32.29

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    420

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,149

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    4.84

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    13.25

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    16.3%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    10.87%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Canada Bay crime trends

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Canada Bay crime compared

Top crime types in Canada Bay:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 692 reported cases of Theft.

    692

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 415 reported cases of Deception.

    415

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 330 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    330

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 232 reported cases of Property damage.

    232

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 216 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    216

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 198 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    198

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 158 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    158

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 128 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    128

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 98 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    98

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 79 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    79

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 75 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    75

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 36 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    36

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 34 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    34

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 33 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    33

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 22 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    22

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 17 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    17

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 9 reported cases of Arson.

    9

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 8 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    8

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 6 reported cases of Robbery.

    6

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 6 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    6

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 4 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    4

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 3 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Canada Bay there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Canada Bay

    1 in 206

    In 2023 in Canada Bay your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 206

  • 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

  • Canada Bay

    1 in 75

    In 2023 in Canada Bay your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 75

  • 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 Canada Bay rank in crime?

Canada Bay lga is ranked 20/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Canada Bay a safe lga?

Canada Bay lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Canada Bay?

The top crime types in Canada Bay are Theft, Deception, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Canada Bay?

692 Theft cases were reported in Canada Bay in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Canada Bay?

Crime in Canada Bay has decreased by 1.3% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Canada Bay in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Canada Bay in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Canada Bay?

The least safe suburb in Canada Bay is Breakfast Point, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Canada Bay?

The safest suburb in Canada Bay is Five Dock, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Canada Bay crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Canada Bay by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Breakfast Point, Liberty Grove and Russell Lea.


Suburbs in Canada Bay

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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