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Crime rate in Port Macquarie-Hastings, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 47/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    86,357

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    3,098.71 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    6,118

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    70.85

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    1,119

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,925

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    12.96

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    22.29

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    62.37%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    34.61%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Port Macquarie-Hastings crime trends

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Port Macquarie-Hastings crime compared

Top crime types in Port Macquarie-Hastings:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 1,040 reported cases of Theft.

    1,040

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 935 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    935

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 885 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    885

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 605 reported cases of Property damage.

    605

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 573 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    573

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 570 reported cases of Deception.

    570

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 250 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    250

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 249 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    249

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 207 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    207

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 160 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    160

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 157 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    157

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 155 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    155

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 121 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    121

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 73 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    73

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 37 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    37

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 30 reported cases of Arson.

    30

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 27 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    27

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 12 reported cases of Robbery.

    12

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 10 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    10

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 9 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    9

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 8 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    8

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 3 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    3

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings there were 2 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Port Macquarie-Hastings

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • 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

  • Port Macquarie-Hastings

    1 in 45

    In 2023 in Port Macquarie-Hastings your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 45

  • 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 Port Macquarie-Hastings rank in crime?

Port Macquarie-Hastings lga is ranked 47/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Port Macquarie-Hastings a safe lga?

Port Macquarie-Hastings lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

The top crime types in Port Macquarie-Hastings are Theft, Justice procedures offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

1,040 Theft cases were reported in Port Macquarie-Hastings in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

Crime in Port Macquarie-Hastings has increased by 11.01% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Port Macquarie-Hastings in 2023?

There were 2 Homicide and related offences cases in Port Macquarie-Hastings in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

The least safe suburb in Port Macquarie-Hastings is Mount Seaview, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

The safest suburb in Port Macquarie-Hastings is Hacks Ferry, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Port Macquarie-Hastings crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Port Macquarie-Hastings by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Mount Seaview, Pipeclay and Camden Head.


Suburbs in Port Macquarie-Hastings

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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