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Crime rate in Singleton, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 48/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    23,211

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    4,361.87 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,614

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    69.54

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    282

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

  • Property Crimes
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    673

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    12.15

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    28.99

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    58.55%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    51.51%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Singleton crime trends

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Singleton crime compared

Top crime types in Singleton:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 324 reported cases of Theft.

    324

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 213 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    213

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 198 reported cases of Property damage.

    198

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 155 reported cases of Deception.

    155

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 141 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    141

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 135 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    135

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 110 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    110

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 63 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    63

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 47 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    47

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 41 reported cases of Arson.

    41

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 41 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    41

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 38 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    38

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 33 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    33

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 28 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    28

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 26 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    26

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 8 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    8

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 6 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    6

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 6 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    6

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Singleton there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Singleton

    1 in 82

    In 2023 in Singleton your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 82

  • 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

  • Singleton

    1 in 34

    In 2023 in Singleton your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 34

  • 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 Singleton rank in crime?

Singleton lga is ranked 48/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Singleton a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Singleton?

The top crime types in Singleton are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Singleton?

324 Theft cases were reported in Singleton in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Singleton?

Crime in Singleton has decreased by 4.67% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Singleton in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Singleton?

The least safe suburb in Singleton is Big Ridge, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Singleton?

The safest suburb in Singleton is St Clair (Singleton - NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Singleton crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Singleton by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Big Ridge, Leconfield and Appletree Flat.


Suburbs in Singleton

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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