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Crime rate in Dungog, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 31/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    9,979

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,283.69 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    417

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    41.79

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    86

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

  • Property Crimes
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    143

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.62

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    14.33

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    41.25%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    14.08%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Dungog crime trends

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Dungog crime compared

Top crime types in Dungog:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 65 reported cases of Theft.

    65

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 62 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    62

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 43 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    43

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 40 reported cases of Property damage.

    40

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 39 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    39

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 35 reported cases of Deception.

    35

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 31 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    31

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 23 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    23

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 21 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    21

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 12 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    12

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 11 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    11

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 7 reported cases of Arson.

    7

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 7 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 5 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    5

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 4 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 4 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    4

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 3 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 2 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 1 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 1 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Dungog there were 1 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Dungog

    1 in 116

    In 2023 in Dungog your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 116

  • 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

  • Dungog

    1 in 70

    In 2023 in Dungog your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 70

  • 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 Dungog rank in crime?

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

Is Dungog a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Dungog?

The top crime types in Dungog are Theft, Assault and related offences, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Dungog?

65 Theft cases were reported in Dungog in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Dungog?

Crime in Dungog has decreased by 7.95% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Dungog in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Dungog?

The least safe suburb in Dungog is Brookfield (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Dungog?

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

Where are Dungog crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Dungog by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Brookfield (NSW), Cambra and Bingleburra.


Suburbs in Dungog

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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