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Crime rate in Leeton, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 76/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    11,532

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,436.48 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,326

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    114.98

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    222

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

  • Property Crimes
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    441

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    19.25

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    38.24

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    77.46%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    66.8%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Leeton crime trends

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Leeton crime compared

Top crime types in Leeton:


  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 213 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    213

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 187 reported cases of Theft.

    187

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 176 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    176

  • Property damage

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

    132

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 127 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    127

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 97 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    97

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 71 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    71

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 57 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    57

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 55 reported cases of Deception.

    55

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 45 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    45

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 39 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    39

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 25 reported cases of Arson.

    25

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 23 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    23

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    19

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 18 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    18

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 14 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    14

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 12 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    12

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    6

  • Robbery

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

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 3 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    3

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    2

  • Transport regulation offences

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

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Leeton there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Leeton

    1 in 52

    In 2023 in Leeton your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 52

  • 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

  • Leeton

    1 in 26

    In 2023 in Leeton 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 Leeton rank in crime?

Leeton lga is ranked 76/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Leeton a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Leeton?

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

What is the most reported crime in Leeton?

213 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Leeton in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Leeton?

Crime in Leeton has increased by 3.11% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Leeton in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Leeton?

The least safe suburb in Leeton is Corbie Hill, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Leeton?

The safest suburb in Leeton is Euroley, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Leeton crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Leeton by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Corbie Hill, Murrami and Merungle Hill.


Suburbs in Leeton

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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