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Crime rate in Mid-Western Regional, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 50/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    25,711

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    8,663.13 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,795

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    69.81

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    343

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

  • Property Crimes
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    583

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    13.34

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    22.68

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    63.18%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    36.22%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Mid-Western Regional crime trends

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Mid-Western Regional crime compared

Top crime types in Mid-Western Regional:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 253 reported cases of Theft.

    253

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 246 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    246

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 208 reported cases of Property damage.

    208

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 196 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    196

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 176 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    176

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 116 reported cases of Deception.

    116

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 88 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    88

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 80 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    80

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 78 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    78

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 75 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    75

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 71 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    71

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 55 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    55

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 43 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    43

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 42 reported cases of Arson.

    42

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 26 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    26

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 16 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    16

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 11 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    11

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 5 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    5

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 4 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    4

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 2 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Homicide and related offences

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

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Mid-Western Regional

    1 in 75

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 75

  • 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-Western Regional

    1 in 44

    In 2023 in Mid-Western Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 44

  • 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-Western Regional rank in crime?

Mid-Western Regional lga is ranked 50/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Mid-Western Regional a safe lga?

Mid-Western Regional lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Mid-Western Regional?

The top crime types in Mid-Western Regional are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Mid-Western Regional?

253 Theft cases were reported in Mid-Western Regional in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Mid-Western Regional?

Crime in Mid-Western Regional has decreased by 4.01% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Mid-Western Regional in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Mid-Western Regional?

The least safe suburb in Mid-Western Regional is Bungaba, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Mid-Western Regional?

The safest suburb in Mid-Western Regional is Tambaroora, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Mid-Western Regional crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Mid-Western Regional by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Bungaba, Burrundulla and Coggan.


Suburbs in Mid-Western Regional

Aarons Pass (12) Apple Tree Flat (13) Avisford (10) Bara (10) Beryl (14) Birriwa (10) Bocoble (15) Bombira (13) Botobolar (10) Breakfast Creek (34) Buckaroo (10) Budden (10) Budgee Budgee (NSW) (10) Bungaba (10) Burrundulla (10) Bylong (17) Caerleon (50) Camboon (NSW) (19) Canadian Lead (16) Carcalgong (10) Carwell (10) Charbon (15) Clandulla (10) Coggan (10) Collingwood (NSW) (10) Cooks Gap (22) Cooyal (10) Cope (26) Coxs Creek (11) Coxs Crown (22) Cross Roads (NSW) (10) Cudgegong (21) Cullenbone (10) Cumbandry (10) Cumbo (27) Dabee (10) Dungeree (10) Erudgere (10) Eurunderee (10) Frog Rock (10) Galambine (10) Ginghi (10) Goolma (19) Grattai (10) Green Gully (NSW) (10) Growee (10) Gulgong (25) Guntawang (24) Hargraves (10) Havilah (NSW) (50) Hayes Gap (10) Home Rule (23) Ilford (10) Kains Flat (16) Kandos (27) Linburn (22) Lue (13) Maitland Bar (18) Mebul (10) Menah (33) Meroo (10) Merotherie (10) Milroy (Mid-Western Regional - NSW) (10) Mogo (Mid-Western Regional - NSW) (10) Monivae (10) Moolarben (10) Mount Frome (10) Mount Knowles (10) Mudgee (23) Mullamuddy (28) Murrumbo (10) Nullo Mountain (10) Olinda (NSW) (10) Piambong (10) Pinnacle Swamp (10) Putta Bucca (10) Pyangle (10) Pyramul (21) Queens Pinch (27) Riverlea (10) Rylstone (17) Sofala (28) Spring Flat (10) St Fillans (10) Stony Creek (Mid-Western Regional - NSW) (12) Stubbo (13) Tallawang (24) Tambaroora (50) Totnes Valley (10) Triamble (50) Turill (10) Twelve Mile (50) Two Mile Flat (27) Ulan (10) Upper Bylong (10) Upper Growee (10) Wilbetree (10) Windeyer (NSW) (18) Wollar (10) Worlds End (NSW) (10) Yarrabin (43) Yarrawonga (NSW) (16)

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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