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Crime rate in Parramatta, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 38/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    242,320

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    78.86 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    20,326

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    83.88

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    2,262

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

  • Property Crimes
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    6,754

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    9.33

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    27.87

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    45.47%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    47.89%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Parramatta crime trends

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Parramatta crime compared

Top crime types in Parramatta:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 4,871 reported cases of Theft.

    4,871

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 3,826 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    3,826

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 1,751 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    1,751

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 1,643 reported cases of Deception.

    1,643

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 1,544 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    1,544

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 1,414 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    1,414

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 995 reported cases of Property damage.

    995

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 971 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    971

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 858 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    858

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 537 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    537

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 369 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    369

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 353 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    353

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 309 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    309

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 211 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    211

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 193 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    193

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 143 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    143

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 107 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    107

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 100 reported cases of Robbery.

    100

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 51 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    51

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 37 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    37

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 30 reported cases of Arson.

    30

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 8 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    8

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Parramatta there were 5 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    5

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Parramatta

    1 in 107

    In 2023 in Parramatta your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 107

  • 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

  • Parramatta

    1 in 36

    In 2023 in Parramatta your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 36

  • 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 Parramatta rank in crime?

Parramatta lga is ranked 38/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Parramatta a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Parramatta?

The top crime types in Parramatta are Theft, Transport regulation offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Parramatta?

4,871 Theft cases were reported in Parramatta in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Parramatta?

Crime in Parramatta has increased by 2.55% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Parramatta in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Parramatta in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Parramatta?

The least safe suburb in Parramatta is Winston Hills, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Parramatta?

The safest suburb in Parramatta is Sydney Olympic Park, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Parramatta crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Parramatta by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Winston Hills, Dundas (NSW) and Newington (NSW).


Suburbs in Parramatta

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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