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Crime rate in Clarence Valley, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 64/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    54,139

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    8,414.97 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    5,275

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    97.43

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    893

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,797

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    16.49

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    33.19

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    71.43%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    60.16%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Clarence Valley crime trends

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Clarence Valley crime compared

Top crime types in Clarence Valley:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 896 reported cases of Theft.

    896

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 866 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    866

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 698 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    698

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 493 reported cases of Property damage.

    493

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 488 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    488

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 433 reported cases of Deception.

    433

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 305 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    305

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 188 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    188

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 162 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    162

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 160 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    160

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 103 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    103

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 103 reported cases of Arson.

    103

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 84 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    84

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 77 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    77

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 67 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    67

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 52 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    52

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 22 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    22

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 21 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    21

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 21 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    21

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 17 reported cases of Robbery.

    17

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 16 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    16

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Clarence Valley

    1 in 61

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 61

  • 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

  • Clarence Valley

    1 in 30

    In 2023 in Clarence Valley your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 30

  • 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 Clarence Valley rank in crime?

Clarence Valley lga is ranked 64/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Clarence Valley a safe lga?

Clarence Valley lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Clarence Valley?

The top crime types in Clarence Valley are Theft, Justice procedures offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Clarence Valley?

896 Theft cases were reported in Clarence Valley in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Clarence Valley?

Crime in Clarence Valley has increased by 20.16% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Clarence Valley in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Clarence Valley in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Clarence Valley?

The least safe suburb in Clarence Valley is Tullymorgan, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Clarence Valley?

The safest suburb in Clarence Valley is South Grafton, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Clarence Valley crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Clarence Valley by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Tullymorgan, Micalo Island and Lower Southgate.


Suburbs in Clarence Valley

Alice (50) Alumy Creek (10) Angourie (15) Ashby (NSW) (10) Ashby Heights (10) Ashby Island (10) Banyabba (50) Barretts Creek (50) Baryulgil (50) Billys Creek (18) Blaxlands Creek (10) Braunstone (10) Brooms Head (10) Brushgrove (26) Buccarumbi (39) Bulldog (50) Calamia (10) Calliope (NSW) (10) Cangai (50) Carnham (10) Carrs Creek (15) Carrs Island (15) Carrs Peninsula (10) Chambigne (37) Chatsworth (NSW) (35) Clarenza (20) Clifden (10) Coaldale (10) Coldstream (NSW) (30) Coombadjha (10) Copmanhurst (23) Coutts Crossing (22) Cowper (26) Dalmorton (50) Deep Creek (Clarence Valley - NSW) (10) Diggers Camp (10) Dilkoon (50) Dundurrabin (10) Eatonsville (16) Eighteen Mile (10) Elland (10) Ewingar (10) Fine Flower (14) Fortis Creek (10) Gibberagee (10) Gilletts Ridge (10) Glenreagh (12) Glenugie (10) Goodwood Island (10) Grafton (41) Great Marlow (47) Gulmarrad (10) Gurranang (10) Halfway Creek (50) Harwood (24) Heifer Station (10) Hernani (18) Ilarwill (10) Iluka (NSW) (18) Jackadgery (12) Jacky Bulbin Flat (10) James Creek (10) Junction Hill (11) Kangaroo Creek (18) Koolkhan (50) Kremnos (10) Kungala (10) Kyarran (10) Lanitza (12) Lavadia (46) Lawrence (NSW) (11) Levenstrath (10) Lilydale (NSW) (50) Lionsville (10) Louisa Creek (10) Lower Southgate (10) Maclean (24) Malabugilmah (50) Marengo (NSW) (50) Micalo Island (10) Minnie Water (38) Moleville Creek (23) Mookima Wybra (50) Moonpar (10) Mororo (10) Mountain View (NSW) (10) Mylneford (10) Newbold (10) Nymboida (25) Palmers Channel (10) Palmers Island (10) Pikapene (10) Pillar Valley (10) Pulganbar (16) Punchbowl (Clarence Valley - NSW) (10) Ramornie (10) Rushforth (10) Sandon (NSW) (50) Sandy Crossing (10) Seelands (10) Shannondale (10) Shark Creek (50) Sherwood (Clarence Valley - NSW) (18) Smiths Creek (Clarence Valley - NSW) (25) South Arm (Clarence Valley - NSW) (10) South Grafton (57) Southampton (NSW) (10) Southgate (10) Stockyard Creek (NSW) (37) Swan Creek (NSW) (13) Taloumbi (14) The Freshwater (10) The Pinnacles (10) The Whiteman (10) Townsend (15) Trenayr (18) Tucabia (10) Tullymorgan (10) Tyndale (26) Tyringham (28) Ulmarra (11) Upper Copmanhurst (10) Upper Fine Flower (24) Warragai Creek (42) Warregah Island (10) Waterview (15) Waterview Heights (10) Wells Crossing (27) Whiteman Creek (18) Winegrove (10) Woodford Island (10) Woody Head (50) Wooli (43) Wooloweyah (10) Woombah (10) Yamba (NSW) (20)

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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