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Crime rate in Mid-Coast, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 58/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    96,845

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    8,626.06 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    8,659

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    89.41

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,455

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

  • Property Crimes
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    3,074

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    15.02

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    31.74

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    68.21%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    57.55%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Mid-Coast crime trends

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Mid-Coast crime compared

Top crime types in Mid-Coast:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 1,584 reported cases of Theft.

    1,584

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 1,392 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    1,392

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 1,129 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,129

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 817 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    817

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 805 reported cases of Property damage.

    805

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 605 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    605

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 529 reported cases of Deception.

    529

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 412 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    412

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 296 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    296

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 267 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    267

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 222 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    222

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 195 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    195

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 88 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    88

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 80 reported cases of Arson.

    80

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 65 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    65

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 39 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    39

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 39 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    39

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 37 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    37

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 24 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    24

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 16 reported cases of Robbery.

    16

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 11 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    11

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 4 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    4

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Mid-Coast

    1 in 67

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 67

  • 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

  • Mid-Coast

    1 in 32

    In 2023 in Mid-Coast your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 32

  • 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 Mid-Coast rank in crime?

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

Is Mid-Coast a safe lga?

Mid-Coast lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Mid-Coast?

The top crime types in Mid-Coast are Theft, Justice procedures offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Mid-Coast?

1,584 Theft cases were reported in Mid-Coast in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Mid-Coast?

Crime in Mid-Coast has increased by 6.98% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Mid-Coast in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Mid-Coast in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Mid-Coast?

The least safe suburb in Mid-Coast is Bakers Creek (Mid-Coast - NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Mid-Coast?

The safest suburb in Mid-Coast is Saltwater, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Mid-Coast crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Mid-Coast by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Bakers Creek (Mid-Coast - NSW), Cundle Flat and Allworth.


Suburbs in Mid-Coast

Allworth (10) Back Creek (Mid-Coast - NSW) (10) Bakers Creek (Mid-Coast - NSW) (10) Barrington (NSW) (10) Belbora (14) Berrico (10) Bindera (10) Black Head (31) Blueys Beach (25) Bobin (10) Bohnock (13) Bombah Point (50) Boolambayte (50) Boomerang Beach (20) Booral (NSW) (13) Bootawa (16) Bowman (10) Bowman Farm (10) Bretti (10) Brimbin (24) Bucca Wauka (11) Bulahdelah (37) Bulga Forest (50) Bulliac (10) Bundabah (10) Bundook (15) Bungwahl (17) Bunyah (13) Burrell Creek (10) Cabbage Tree Island (Mid-Coast - NSW) (10) Caffreys Flat (32) Callaghans Creek (10) Caparra (10) Carrington (Mid-Coast - NSW) (10) Cedar Party (10) Charlotte Bay (23) Cobark (10) Comboyne (10) Coneac (10) Coolongolook (30) Coomba Bay (10) Coomba Park (18) Coopernook (30) Cooplacurripa (50) Copeland (10) Coralville (10) Craven (12) Craven Plateau (10) Crawford River (10) Croki (10) Crowdy Bay (50) Crowdy Head (10) Cundle Flat (10) Cundletown (17) Curricabark (10) Darawank (17) Dewitt (10) Diamond Beach (15) Dollys Flat (12) Dumaresq Island (10) Dyers Crossing (10) Elands (28) Elizabeth Beach (15) Failford (10) Faulkland (13) Firefly (10) Forbesdale (10) Forster (NSW) (29) Gangat (10) Ghinni Ghinni (50) Girvan (29) Glen Ward (10) Glenthorne (36) Gloucester (15) Green Point (Mid-Coast - NSW) (10) Hallidays Point (11) Hannam Vale (10) Harrington (10) Hawks Nest (19) Hillville (10) Invergordon (NSW) (10) Johns River (18) Jones Island (10) Karaak Flat (10) Kia Ora (NSW) (10) Killabakh (18) Killawarra (NSW) (10) Kimbriki (21) Kippaxs (14) Kiwarrak (50) Knorrit Flat (23) Koorainghat (24) Krambach (10) Kundibakh (12) Kundle Kundle (10) Langley Vale (10) Lansdowne (Mid-Coast - NSW) (13) Lansdowne Forest (10) Limeburners Creek (Mid-Coast - NSW) (10) Manning Point (35) Markwell (12) Marlee (10) Mayers Flat (35) Melinga (18) Minimbah (10) Mitchells Island (10) Mograni (10) Mondrook (10) Monkerai (43) Mooral Creek (47) Moorland (NSW) (26) Moppy (10) Moto (10) Mount George (NSW) (17) Nabiac (13) Nerong (28) Nooroo (10) North Arm Cove (14) Number One (36) Old Bar (14) Oxley Island (14) Pampoolah (10) Pindimar (19) Possum Brush (38) Purfleet (50) Rainbow Flat (14) Rawdon Vale (10) Red Head (10) Rookhurst (10) Saltwater (50) Seal Rocks (50) Shallow Bay (21) Smiths Lake (11) Stewarts River (10) Stratford (NSW) (10) Strathcedar (10) Stroud (13) Stroud Road (11) Tahlee (10) Tallwoods Village (10) Tarbuck Bay (19) Taree (46) Taree South (30) Tea Gardens (10) Terreel (10) The Bight (13) The Branch (10) Tibbuc (10) Tinonee (14) Tiona (50) Tipperary (NSW) (26) Tiri (10) Titaatee Creek (10) Topi Topi (10) Tugrabakh (16) Tuncurry (25) Upper Karuah River (50) Upper Lansdowne (17) Upper Myall (12) Waitui (10) Wallabi Point (10) Wallanbah (10) Wallingat (10) Wallis Lake (30) Wang Wauk (10) Wards River (50) Warranulla (10) Washpool (Mid-Coast - NSW) (10) Waukivory (10) Weismantels (50) Wherrol Flat (34) Whoota (10) Willina (10) Wingham (24) Woko (10) Wootton (14)

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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