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Crime rate in Nambucca Valley, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 58/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    19,412

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,327.10 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,609

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    82.89

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    295

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

  • Property Crimes
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    603

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    15.20

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    31.06

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    68.81%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

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    Property Crimes
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    55.53%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Nambucca Valley crime trends

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Nambucca Valley crime compared

Top crime types in Nambucca Valley:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 304 reported cases of Theft.

    304

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 234 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    234

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 215 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    215

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 179 reported cases of Property damage.

    179

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 160 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    160

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 110 reported cases of Deception.

    110

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 78 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    78

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 57 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    57

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 47 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    47

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 44 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    44

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 42 reported cases of Arson.

    42

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 42 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    42

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 32 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    32

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 21 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    21

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 20 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    20

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 7 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    7

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 6 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    6

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 5 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    5

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 2 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley there were 2 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Nambucca Valley

    1 in 66

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 66

  • 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

  • Nambucca Valley

    1 in 32

    In 2023 in Nambucca Valley 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 Nambucca Valley rank in crime?

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

Is Nambucca Valley a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Nambucca Valley?

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

What is the most reported crime in Nambucca Valley?

304 Theft cases were reported in Nambucca Valley in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Nambucca Valley?

Crime in Nambucca Valley has decreased by 9.1% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Nambucca Valley in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Nambucca Valley in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Nambucca Valley?

The least safe suburb in Nambucca Valley is Upper Taylors Arm, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Nambucca Valley?

The safest suburb in Nambucca Valley is Thumb Creek, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Nambucca Valley crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Nambucca Valley by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Upper Taylors Arm, Tamban and Tewinga.


Suburbs in Nambucca Valley

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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