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Crime rate in Ku-ring-gai, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 12/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    131,179

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    87.91 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,433

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    18.55

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    378

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

  • Property Crimes
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    773

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    2.88

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    5.89

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    4.83%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    2.01%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Ku-ring-gai crime trends

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Ku-ring-gai crime compared

Top crime types in Ku-ring-gai:


  • Deception

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 543 reported cases of Deception.

    543

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 408 reported cases of Theft.

    408

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 256 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    256

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 202 reported cases of Property damage.

    202

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 175 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    175

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 174 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    174

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 159 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    159

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 125 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    125

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 106 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    106

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 69 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    69

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 54 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    54

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 39 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    39

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 30 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    30

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 29 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    29

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 17 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    17

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 16 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    16

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 7 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    7

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 7 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    7

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 6 reported cases of Robbery.

    6

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 4 reported cases of Arson.

    4

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 4 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai there were 3 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Ku-ring-gai

    1 in 347

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 347

  • 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

  • Ku-ring-gai

    1 in 170

    In 2023 in Ku-ring-gai your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 170

  • 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 Ku-ring-gai rank in crime?

Ku-ring-gai lga is ranked 12/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Ku-ring-gai a safe lga?

Ku-ring-gai lga is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Ku-ring-gai?

The top crime types in Ku-ring-gai are Deception, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Ku-ring-gai?

543 Deception cases were reported in Ku-ring-gai in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Ku-ring-gai?

Crime in Ku-ring-gai has decreased by 2.6% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Ku-ring-gai in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Ku-ring-gai in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Ku-ring-gai?

The least safe suburb in Ku-ring-gai is Roseville Chase, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Ku-ring-gai?

The safest suburb in Ku-ring-gai is Gordon (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Ku-ring-gai crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Ku-ring-gai by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Roseville Chase, East Lindfield and St Ives Chase.


Suburbs in Ku-ring-gai

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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