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Crime rate in Hawkesbury, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 40/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    69,234

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,586.06 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    4,036

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    58.30

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    759

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,230

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    10.96

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    17.77

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    53.92%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    20.32%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Hawkesbury crime trends

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Hawkesbury crime compared

Top crime types in Hawkesbury:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 637 reported cases of Theft.

    637

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 570 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    570

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 569 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    569

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 472 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    472

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 376 reported cases of Property damage.

    376

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 300 reported cases of Deception.

    300

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 178 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    178

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 163 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    163

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 148 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    148

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 140 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    140

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 109 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    109

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 79 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    79

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 70 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    70

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 69 reported cases of Arson.

    69

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 57 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    57

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 27 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    27

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 27 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    27

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 14 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    14

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 13 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    13

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 7 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    6

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury there were 3 reported cases of Robbery.

    3

  • Abduction and related offences

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

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Hawkesbury

    1 in 91

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 91

  • 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

  • Hawkesbury

    1 in 56

    In 2023 in Hawkesbury your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 56

  • 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 Hawkesbury rank in crime?

Hawkesbury lga is ranked 40/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Hawkesbury a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Hawkesbury?

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

What is the most reported crime in Hawkesbury?

637 Theft cases were reported in Hawkesbury in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Hawkesbury?

Crime in Hawkesbury has increased by 5.3% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Hawkesbury in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Hawkesbury?

The least safe suburb in Hawkesbury is Fernances, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Hawkesbury?

The safest suburb in Hawkesbury is Windsor (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Hawkesbury crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Hawkesbury by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Fernances, Mellong and Grose Wold.


Suburbs in Hawkesbury

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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