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Crime rate in Snowy Monaro Regional, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 36/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    21,512

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    12,711.28 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,349

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    62.71

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    194

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

  • Property Crimes
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    335

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    9.02

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    15.57

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    43.66%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    17.3%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Snowy Monaro Regional crime trends

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Snowy Monaro Regional crime compared

Top crime types in Snowy Monaro Regional:


  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 220 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    220

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 147 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    147

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 139 reported cases of Property damage.

    139

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 127 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    127

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 123 reported cases of Theft.

    123

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 111 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    111

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 75 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    75

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 67 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    67

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 65 reported cases of Deception.

    65

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 63 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    63

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 57 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    57

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 42 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    42

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 37 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    37

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 30 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    30

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 16 reported cases of Arson.

    16

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 7 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    7

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 6 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    6

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 6 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 5 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    5

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 3 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Snowy Monaro Regional

    1 in 111

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 111

  • 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

  • Snowy Monaro Regional

    1 in 64

    In 2023 in Snowy Monaro Regional your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 64

  • 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 Snowy Monaro Regional rank in crime?

Snowy Monaro Regional lga is ranked 36/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Snowy Monaro Regional a safe lga?

Snowy Monaro Regional lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Snowy Monaro Regional?

The top crime types in Snowy Monaro Regional are Other government regulatory offences, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Snowy Monaro Regional?

220 Other government regulatory offences cases were reported in Snowy Monaro Regional in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Snowy Monaro Regional?

Crime in Snowy Monaro Regional has increased by 36.68% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Snowy Monaro Regional in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Snowy Monaro Regional in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Snowy Monaro Regional?

The least safe suburb in Snowy Monaro Regional is Holts Flat, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Snowy Monaro Regional?

The safest suburb in Snowy Monaro Regional is Polo Flat, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Snowy Monaro Regional crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Snowy Monaro Regional by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Holts Flat, Yaouk and Coolringdon.


Suburbs in Snowy Monaro Regional

Adaminaby (10) Ando (10) Anembo (18) Anglers Reach (14) Arable (10) Avonside (10) Badja (10) Beloka (10) Berridale (10) Bibbenluke (10) Billilingra (10) Binjura (10) Bobundara (19) Boco (10) Bolaro (42) Bombala (14) Braemar Bay (29) Bredbo (10) Buckenderra (10) Bukalong (50) Bumbalong (10) Bungarby (10) Bunyan (10) Burrungubugge (50) Cambalong (10) Carlaminda (19) Chakola (31) Clear Range (10) Colinton (NSW) (10) Coolringdon (10) Coolumbooka (10) Cooma (NSW) (19) Cootralantra (10) Corrowong (10) Countegany (10) Crackenback (14) Craigie (NSW) (10) Creel Bay (50) Creewah (10) Dairymans Plains (17) Dalgety (19) Dangelong (10) Delegate (17) Dry Plain (10) East Jindabyne (10) Eucumbene (10) Frying Pan (10) Glen Allen (10) Glen Fergus (50) Grosses Plain (10) Gunningrah (10) Hill Top (Snowy Monaro Regional - NSW) (10) Holts Flat (10) Ingebirah (10) Jerangle (26) Jimenbuen (10) Jincumbilly (10) Jindabyne (20) Jingera (10) Kalkite (10) Kybeyan (10) Lords Hill (15) Maffra (NSW) (14) Merriangaah (10) Michelago (10) Middle Flat (50) Middlingbank (10) Mila (10) Moonbah (10) Mount Cooper (NSW) (10) Murrumbucca (10) Myalla (NSW) (10) Nimmitabel (22) Nimmo (10) Numbla Vale (10) Numeralla (10) Old Adaminaby (10) Paddys Flat (Snowy Monaro Regional - NSW) (10) Palarang (10) Paupong (10) Peak View (50) Perisher Valley (19) Pine Valley (50) Polo Flat (50) Providence Portal (50) Quidong (10) Rhine Falls (10) Rock Flat (10) Rockton (37) Rocky Plain (NSW) (10) Rose Valley (Snowy Monaro Regional - NSW) (10) Rosemeath (10) Shannons Flat (19) Smiggin Holes (10) Springfield (Snowy Monaro Regional - NSW) (10) Steeple Flat (10) The Angle (10) The Brothers (10) Thredbo (23) Tuross (10) Wambrook (17) Williamsdale (11) Winifred (10) Yaouk (10)

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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