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Crime rate in Edward River, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 81/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    8,609

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    7,807.32 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,080

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    125.45

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    197

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

  • Property Crimes
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    320

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    22.88

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    37.17

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    82.49%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    65.59%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Edward River crime trends

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Edward River crime compared

Top crime types in Edward River:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 153 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    153

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 151 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    151

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 138 reported cases of Theft.

    138

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 123 reported cases of Property damage.

    123

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 93 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    93

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 74 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    74

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 56 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    56

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 54 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    54

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 38 reported cases of Deception.

    38

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 35 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    35

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 33 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    33

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 29 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    29

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 28 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    28

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 21 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    21

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 15 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    15

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 14 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    14

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 8 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    8

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 6 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    6

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 5 reported cases of Arson.

    5

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 5 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    5

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Edward River there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Edward River

    1 in 44

    In 2023 in Edward River your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 44

  • 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

  • Edward River

    1 in 27

    In 2023 in Edward River your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 27

  • 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 Edward River rank in crime?

Edward River lga is ranked 81/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Edward River a safe lga?

Edward River lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Edward River?

The top crime types in Edward River are Assault and related offences, Justice procedures offences, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Edward River?

153 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Edward River in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Edward River?

Crime in Edward River has increased by 10.66% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Edward River in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Edward River in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Edward River?

The least safe suburb in Edward River is Moonbria, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Edward River?

The safest suburb in Edward River is Conargo, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Edward River crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Edward River by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Moonbria, Warragoon and Booroorban.


Suburbs in Edward River

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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