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Crime rate in Greater Hume Shire, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 29/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    13,064

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    6,412.20 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    585

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    44.78

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    106

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

  • Property Crimes
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    200

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    8.11

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    15.31

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    38.23%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    16.9%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Greater Hume Shire crime trends

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Greater Hume Shire crime compared

Top crime types in Greater Hume Shire:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 107 reported cases of Theft.

    107

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 66 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    66

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 58 reported cases of Deception.

    58

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 49 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    49

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 43 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    43

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 42 reported cases of Property damage.

    42

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 36 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    36

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 36 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    36

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 36 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    36

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 23 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    23

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 20 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    20

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 19 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    19

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 15 reported cases of Arson.

    15

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 13 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    13

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 10 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    10

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 3 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 3 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    3

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 3 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 2 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Greater Hume Shire

    1 in 123

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 123

  • 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

  • Greater Hume Shire

    1 in 65

    In 2023 in Greater Hume Shire your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 65

  • 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 Greater Hume Shire rank in crime?

Greater Hume Shire lga is ranked 29/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Greater Hume Shire a safe lga?

Greater Hume Shire lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Greater Hume Shire?

The top crime types in Greater Hume Shire are Theft, Assault and related offences, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Greater Hume Shire?

107 Theft cases were reported in Greater Hume Shire in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Greater Hume Shire?

Crime in Greater Hume Shire has increased by 11.43% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Greater Hume Shire in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Greater Hume Shire in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Greater Hume Shire?

The least safe suburb in Greater Hume Shire is Lankeys Creek, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Greater Hume Shire?

The safest suburb in Greater Hume Shire is Wymah, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Greater Hume Shire crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Greater Hume Shire by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Lankeys Creek, Yarara and Little Billabong.


Suburbs in Greater Hume Shire

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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