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Crime rate in Griffith, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 74/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    26,771

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,713.99 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    3,047

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    113.82

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    471

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,047

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    17.59

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    39.11

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    73.84%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    67.61%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Griffith crime trends

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Griffith crime compared

Top crime types in Griffith:


  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 521 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    521

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 515 reported cases of Theft.

    515

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 371 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    371

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 364 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    364

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 297 reported cases of Property damage.

    297

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 207 reported cases of Deception.

    207

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 159 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    159

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 97 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    97

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 95 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    95

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 93 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    93

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 76 reported cases of Arson.

    76

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 75 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    75

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 50 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    50

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 44 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    44

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 24 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    24

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 16 reported cases of Robbery.

    16

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 13 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    13

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 9 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    9

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    8

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 7 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Griffith there were 4 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    4

  • Abduction and related offences

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

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Griffith

    1 in 57

    In 2023 in Griffith your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 57

  • 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

  • Griffith

    1 in 26

    In 2023 in Griffith your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 26

  • 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 Griffith rank in crime?

Griffith lga is ranked 74/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Griffith a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Griffith?

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

What is the most reported crime in Griffith?

521 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Griffith in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Griffith?

Crime in Griffith has increased by 10.08% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Griffith in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Griffith?

The least safe suburb in Griffith is Warburn, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Griffith?

The safest suburb in Griffith is Willbriggie, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Griffith crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Griffith by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Warburn, Widgelli and Bilbul.


Suburbs in Griffith

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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