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Crime rate in Tenterfield, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 76/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    6,505

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    6,760.97 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    714

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    109.76

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    116

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

  • Property Crimes
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    251

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    17.83

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    38.59

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    74.25%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    67.2%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Tenterfield crime trends

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Tenterfield crime compared

Top crime types in Tenterfield:


  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 109 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    109

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 93 reported cases of Property damage.

    93

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 88 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    88

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 87 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    87

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 85 reported cases of Theft.

    85

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 41 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    41

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 32 reported cases of Arson.

    32

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 27 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    27

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 26 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    26

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 23 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    23

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 23 reported cases of Deception.

    23

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 21 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    21

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 19 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    19

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 16 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    16

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 13 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    13

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    6

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    2

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 2 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Tenterfield there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Tenterfield

    1 in 56

    In 2023 in Tenterfield your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 56

  • 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

  • Tenterfield

    1 in 26

    In 2023 in Tenterfield your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 26

  • 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 Tenterfield rank in crime?

Tenterfield lga is ranked 76/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Tenterfield a safe lga?

Tenterfield lga is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Tenterfield?

The top crime types in Tenterfield are Justice procedures offences, Property damage, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Tenterfield?

109 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Tenterfield in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Tenterfield?

Crime in Tenterfield has increased by 12.26% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Tenterfield in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Tenterfield?

The least safe suburb in Tenterfield is Mingoola (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Tenterfield?

The safest suburb in Tenterfield is Tabulam, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Tenterfield crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Tenterfield by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Mingoola (NSW), Wylie Creek and Mole River.


Suburbs in Tenterfield

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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