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Crime rate in Orange, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 74/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    44,283

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    495.26 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    4,950

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    111.78

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    801

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

  • Property Crimes
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    2,028

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    18.09

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    45.80

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    74.65%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    75.25%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Orange crime trends

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Orange crime compared

Top crime types in Orange:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Orange there were 932 reported cases of Theft.

    932

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Orange there were 734 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    734

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Orange there were 596 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    596

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Orange there were 564 reported cases of Property damage.

    564

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Orange there were 478 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    478

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Orange there were 461 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    461

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Orange there were 283 reported cases of Deception.

    283

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Orange there were 152 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    152

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Orange there were 151 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    151

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Orange there were 142 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    142

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Orange there were 139 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    139

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Orange there were 70 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    70

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Orange there were 59 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    59

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Orange there were 54 reported cases of Arson.

    54

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Orange there were 35 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    35

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Orange there were 31 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    31

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Orange there were 23 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    23

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Orange there were 20 reported cases of Robbery.

    20

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Orange there were 15 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    15

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Orange there were 6 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    6

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Orange there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Orange there were 2 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Homicide and related offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Orange

    1 in 55

    In 2023 in Orange your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 55

  • 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

  • Orange

    1 in 22

    In 2023 in Orange your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 22

  • 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 Orange rank in crime?

Orange lga is ranked 74/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Orange a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Orange?

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

What is the most reported crime in Orange?

932 Theft cases were reported in Orange in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Orange?

Crime in Orange has decreased by 8.03% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Orange in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Orange?

The least safe suburb in Orange is Springside (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Orange?

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

Where are Orange crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Orange by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Springside (NSW), Spring Creek (NSW) and Huntley (Orange - NSW).


Suburbs in Orange

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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