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Crime rate in Snowy Valleys, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 49/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    14,606

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    5,833.78 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,068

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    73.12

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    199

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

  • Property Crimes
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    283

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    13.62

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    19.38

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    64.19%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    25.75%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Snowy Valleys crime trends

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Snowy Valleys crime compared

Top crime types in Snowy Valleys:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 128 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    128

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 116 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    116

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 115 reported cases of Theft.

    115

  • Justice procedures offences

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

    111

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 97 reported cases of Property damage.

    97

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 70 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    70

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 66 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    66

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 65 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    65

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 62 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    62

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 60 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    60

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 48 reported cases of Deception.

    48

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 47 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    47

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 30 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    30

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 21 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    21

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 11 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    11

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 6 reported cases of Arson.

    6

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 4 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    4

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 4 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    4

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 4 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 2 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Snowy Valleys

    1 in 73

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 73

  • 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 Valleys

    1 in 52

    In 2023 in Snowy Valleys your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 52

  • 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 Valleys rank in crime?

Snowy Valleys lga is ranked 49/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Snowy Valleys a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Snowy Valleys?

The top crime types in Snowy Valleys are Assault and related offences, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Snowy Valleys?

128 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Snowy Valleys in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Snowy Valleys?

Crime in Snowy Valleys has increased by 7.88% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Snowy Valleys in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Snowy Valleys in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Snowy Valleys?

The least safe suburb in Snowy Valleys is Cooleys Creek, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Snowy Valleys?

The safest suburb in Snowy Valleys is Minjary, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Snowy Valleys crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Snowy Valleys by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Cooleys Creek, Tumut Plains and Tumorrama.


Suburbs in Snowy Valleys

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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