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Crime rate in Inverell, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 86/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    17,407

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    9,081.54 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,148

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    123.40

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    406

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

  • Property Crimes
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    667

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    23.32

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    38.32

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    83.3%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    67%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Inverell crime trends

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Inverell crime compared

Top crime types in Inverell:


  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 380 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    380

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 333 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    333

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 274 reported cases of Theft.

    274

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 227 reported cases of Property damage.

    227

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 225 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    225

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 138 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    138

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 94 reported cases of Deception.

    94

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 86 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    86

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 81 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    81

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 63 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    63

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 57 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    57

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 48 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    48

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 44 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    44

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 28 reported cases of Arson.

    28

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 27 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    27

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 19 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    19

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 8 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    8

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    4

  • Robbery

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

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Inverell there were 2 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Inverell

    1 in 43

    In 2023 in Inverell your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 43

  • 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

  • Inverell

    1 in 26

    In 2023 in Inverell 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 Inverell rank in crime?

Inverell lga is ranked 86/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Inverell a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Inverell?

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

What is the most reported crime in Inverell?

380 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Inverell in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Inverell?

Crime in Inverell has decreased by 8.63% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Inverell in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Inverell?

The least safe suburb in Inverell is Bassendean (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Inverell?

The safest suburb in Inverell is Old Mill, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Inverell crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Inverell by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Bassendean (NSW), Auburn Vale and Wandsworth.


Suburbs in Inverell

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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