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Crime rate in Murray River, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 32/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    12,747

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    12,357.90 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    796

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    62.45

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    85

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

  • Property Crimes
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    376

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    6.67

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    29.50

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    27.97%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    52.92%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Murray River crime trends

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Murray River crime compared

Top crime types in Murray River:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 205 reported cases of Theft.

    205

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 115 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    115

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 72 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    72

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 62 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    62

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 58 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    58

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 50 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    50

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 47 reported cases of Property damage.

    47

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 46 reported cases of Deception.

    46

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 27 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    27

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 21 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    21

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 21 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    21

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 16 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    16

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 12 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    12

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 12 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    12

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 11 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    11

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 9 reported cases of Arson.

    9

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 5 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    5

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 3 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 3 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Murray River there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Murray River

    1 in 150

    In 2023 in Murray River your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 150

  • 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

  • Murray River

    1 in 34

    In 2023 in Murray River your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 34

  • 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 Murray River rank in crime?

Murray River lga is ranked 32/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Murray River a safe lga?

Murray River lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Murray River?

The top crime types in Murray River are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Murray River?

205 Theft cases were reported in Murray River in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Murray River?

Crime in Murray River has increased by 34.01% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Murray River in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Murray River in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Murray River?

The least safe suburb in Murray River is Tantonan, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Murray River?

The safest suburb in Murray River is Keri Keri, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Murray River crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Murray River by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Tantonan, Aratula (NSW) and Noorong.


Suburbs in Murray River

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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