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Crime rate in Lachlan, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    6,434

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    18,197.66 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,026

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    159.47

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    160

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

  • Property Crimes
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    452

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    24.87

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    70.25

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    84.91%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    87.73%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Lachlan crime trends

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Lachlan crime compared

Top crime types in Lachlan:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 213 reported cases of Theft.

    213

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 136 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    136

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 133 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    133

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 116 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    116

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 111 reported cases of Property damage.

    111

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 97 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    97

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 54 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    54

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 32 reported cases of Deception.

    32

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 24 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    24

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 24 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    24

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 19 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    19

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 19 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    19

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 16 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    16

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 14 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    14

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 12 reported cases of Arson.

    12

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Lachlan there were 1 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Lachlan

    1 in 40

    In 2023 in Lachlan your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 40

  • 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

  • Lachlan

    1 in 14

    In 2023 in Lachlan your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 14

  • 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 Lachlan rank in crime?

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

Is Lachlan a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Lachlan?

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

What is the most reported crime in Lachlan?

213 Theft cases were reported in Lachlan in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Lachlan?

Crime in Lachlan has increased by 3.32% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Lachlan in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Lachlan?

The least safe suburb in Lachlan is Curlew Waters, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Lachlan?

The safest suburb in Lachlan is Lake Cargelligo, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Lachlan crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Lachlan by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Curlew Waters, Miamley and Burcher.


Suburbs in Lachlan

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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