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Crime rate in Oberon, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 30/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    5,502

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,796.79 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    244

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    44.35

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    40

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

  • Property Crimes
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    85

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.27

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    15.45

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    31.99%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    17.1%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Oberon crime trends

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Oberon crime compared

Top crime types in Oberon:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 43 reported cases of Theft.

    43

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 32 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    32

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 23 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    23

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 22 reported cases of Property damage.

    22

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 21 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    21

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 18 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    18

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 18 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    18

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 16 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    16

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 16 reported cases of Deception.

    16

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 13 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    13

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 7 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    7

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 6 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    6

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 3 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    3

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 2 reported cases of Arson.

    2

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 2 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Oberon there were 1 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Oberon

    1 in 138

    In 2023 in Oberon your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 138

  • 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

  • Oberon

    1 in 65

    In 2023 in Oberon your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 65

  • 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 Oberon rank in crime?

Oberon lga is ranked 30/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Oberon a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Oberon?

The top crime types in Oberon are Theft, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Oberon?

43 Theft cases were reported in Oberon in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Oberon?

Crime in Oberon has decreased by 0.41% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Oberon in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Oberon in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Oberon?

The least safe suburb in Oberon is Black Springs (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Oberon?

The safest suburb in Oberon is Jerrong, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Oberon crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Oberon by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Black Springs (NSW), Ballyroe and Jaunter.


Suburbs in Oberon

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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