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Crime rate in The Hills Shire, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 19/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    198,536

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    230.56 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    5,918

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    29.81

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    917

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

  • Property Crimes
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    2,246

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    4.62

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    11.31

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    13.48%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    6.84%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year The Hills Shire crime trends

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The Hills Shire crime compared

Top crime types in The Hills Shire:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 1,379 reported cases of Theft.

    1,379

  • Deception

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 845 reported cases of Deception.

    845

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 680 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    680

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 546 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    546

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 486 reported cases of Property damage.

    486

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 380 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    380

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 377 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    377

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 355 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    355

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 178 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    178

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 159 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    159

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 100 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    100

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 92 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    92

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 72 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    72

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 53 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    53

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 38 reported cases of Robbery.

    38

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 36 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    36

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 35 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    35

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 35 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    35

  • Arson

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 26 reported cases of Arson.

    26

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 19 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    19

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 18 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    18

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 7 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    7

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • The Hills Shire

    1 in 217

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 217

  • 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

  • The Hills Shire

    1 in 88

    In 2023 in The Hills Shire your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 88

  • 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 The Hills Shire rank in crime?

The Hills Shire lga is ranked 19/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is The Hills Shire a safe lga?

The Hills Shire lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in The Hills Shire?

The top crime types in The Hills Shire are Theft, Deception, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in The Hills Shire?

1,379 Theft cases were reported in The Hills Shire in 2023.

Is crime increasing in The Hills Shire?

Crime in The Hills Shire has increased by 8.01% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in The Hills Shire in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in The Hills Shire in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in The Hills Shire?

The least safe suburb in The Hills Shire is Leets Vale, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in The Hills Shire?

The safest suburb in The Hills Shire is Rouse Hill, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are The Hills Shire crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in The Hills Shire by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Leets Vale, West Pennant Hills and Glenhaven.


Suburbs in The Hills Shire

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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