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Crime rate in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 37/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    64,151

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    5,798.58 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    3,842

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    59.89

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    621

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,294

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    9.68

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    20.17

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    47.08%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    28.57%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional crime trends

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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional crime compared

Top crime types in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 746 reported cases of Theft.

    746

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 488 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    488

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 470 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    470

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 335 reported cases of Property damage.

    335

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 313 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    313

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 261 reported cases of Deception.

    261

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 261 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    261

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 216 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    216

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 182 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    182

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 114 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    114

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 111 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    111

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 96 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    96

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 84 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    84

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 39 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    39

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 31 reported cases of Arson.

    31

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 31 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    31

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 15 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    15

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 14 reported cases of Robbery.

    14

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 11 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    11

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 10 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    10

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 8 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    8

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional there were 6 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    6


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional

    1 in 103

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 103

  • 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

  • Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional

    1 in 50

    In 2023 in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 50

  • 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional rank in crime?

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional lga is ranked 37/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional a safe lga?

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional?

The top crime types in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional are Theft, Assault and related offences, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional?

746 Theft cases were reported in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional?

Crime in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional has increased by 6.96% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional?

The least safe suburb in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional is Ballalaba, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional?

The safest suburb in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional is Snowball, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Ballalaba, Lake George and Yarrow.


Suburbs in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional

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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