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Crime rate in Upper Lachlan Shire, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 23/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    8,966

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    7,479.33 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    364

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    40.60

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    49

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

  • Property Crimes
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    122

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.47

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    13.61

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    21.33%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    11.27%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Upper Lachlan Shire crime trends

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Upper Lachlan Shire crime compared

Top crime types in Upper Lachlan Shire:


  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 52 reported cases of Property damage.

    52

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 46 reported cases of Theft.

    46

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 40 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    40

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 36 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    36

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 32 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    32

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 24 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    24

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 24 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    24

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 23 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    23

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 22 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    22

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 22 reported cases of Deception.

    22

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 20 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    20

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 8 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    8

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 7 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    7

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 4 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    4

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 1 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 1 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    1

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire there were 1 reported cases of Arson.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Upper Lachlan Shire

    1 in 183

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 183

  • 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

  • Upper Lachlan Shire

    1 in 73

    In 2023 in Upper Lachlan Shire your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 73

  • 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 Upper Lachlan Shire rank in crime?

Upper Lachlan Shire lga is ranked 23/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Upper Lachlan Shire a safe lga?

Upper Lachlan Shire lga is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Upper Lachlan Shire?

The top crime types in Upper Lachlan Shire are Property damage, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Upper Lachlan Shire?

52 Property damage cases were reported in Upper Lachlan Shire in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Upper Lachlan Shire?

Crime in Upper Lachlan Shire has increased by 45.6% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Upper Lachlan Shire in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Upper Lachlan Shire in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Upper Lachlan Shire?

The least safe suburb in Upper Lachlan Shire is Biala, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Upper Lachlan Shire?

The safest suburb in Upper Lachlan Shire is Wollogorang, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Upper Lachlan Shire crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Upper Lachlan Shire by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Biala, Big Hill (NSW) and Bevendale.


Suburbs in Upper Lachlan 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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