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Crime rate in Hilltops, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 58/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    18,687

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    6,522.30 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,570

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    84.02

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    282

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

  • Property Crimes
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    373

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    15.09

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    19.96

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    68.41%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    28.17%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Hilltops crime trends

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Hilltops crime compared

Top crime types in Hilltops:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 243 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    243

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 231 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    231

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 210 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    210

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 182 reported cases of Theft.

    182

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 132 reported cases of Property damage.

    132

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 88 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    88

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 86 reported cases of Deception.

    86

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 66 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    66

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 57 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    57

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 52 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    52

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 50 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    50

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 46 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    46

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 38 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    38

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 32 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    32

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 27 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    27

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 11 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    11

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 8 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    8

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 7 reported cases of Arson.

    7

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Hilltops there were 1 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Hilltops

    1 in 66

    In 2023 in Hilltops your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 66

  • 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

  • Hilltops

    1 in 50

    In 2023 in Hilltops your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 50

  • 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 Hilltops rank in crime?

Hilltops lga is ranked 58/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Hilltops a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Hilltops?

The top crime types in Hilltops are Assault and related offences, Justice procedures offences, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Hilltops?

243 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Hilltops in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Hilltops?

Crime in Hilltops has decreased by 2.36% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Hilltops in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Hilltops?

The least safe suburb in Hilltops is Bendick Murrell, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Hilltops?

The safest suburb in Hilltops is Berthong, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Hilltops crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Hilltops by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Bendick Murrell, Galong and Mount Collins.


Suburbs in Hilltops

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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