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Crime rate in Federation, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 34/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    12,568

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    3,894.05 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    665

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    52.91

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    115

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

  • Property Crimes
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    219

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    9.15

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    17.43

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    44.27%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    19.52%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Federation crime trends

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Federation crime compared

Top crime types in Federation:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Federation there were 104 reported cases of Theft.

    104

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Federation there were 73 reported cases of Property damage.

    73

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Federation there were 70 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    70

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Federation there were 62 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    62

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Federation there were 59 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    59

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Federation there were 58 reported cases of Deception.

    58

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Federation there were 39 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    39

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Federation there were 39 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    39

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Federation there were 37 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    37

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Federation there were 31 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    31

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Federation there were 29 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    29

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Federation there were 21 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    21

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Federation there were 14 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    14

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Federation there were 10 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    10

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Federation there were 5 reported cases of Arson.

    5

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Federation there were 3 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    3

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Federation there were 3 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    3

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Federation there were 2 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Federation there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Federation there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Federation

    1 in 109

    In 2023 in Federation your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 109

  • 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

  • Federation

    1 in 57

    In 2023 in Federation your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 57

  • 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 Federation rank in crime?

Federation lga is ranked 34/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Federation a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Federation?

The top crime types in Federation are Theft, Property damage, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Federation?

104 Theft cases were reported in Federation in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Federation?

Crime in Federation has increased by 15.85% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Federation in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Federation?

The least safe suburb in Federation is Sanger, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Federation?

The safest suburb in Federation is Urana, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Federation crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Federation by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Sanger, Lowesdale and Ringwood (NSW).


Suburbs in Federation

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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