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Crime rate in Walcha, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 60/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    2,989

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    6,091.32 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    253

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    84.64

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    56

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

  • Property Crimes
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    59

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    18.74

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    19.74

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    76.26%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    27.36%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Walcha crime trends

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Walcha crime compared

Top crime types in Walcha:


  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 50 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    50

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 38 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    38

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 23 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    23

  • Deception

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

    23

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 22 reported cases of Theft.

    22

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 18 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    18

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 16 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    16

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 15 reported cases of Property damage.

    15

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 13 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    13

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 8 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    8

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 6 reported cases of Arson.

    6

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 6 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    6

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 5 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    5

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 5 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    5

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 3 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 1 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Walcha there were 1 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Walcha

    1 in 53

    In 2023 in Walcha your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 53

  • 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

  • Walcha

    1 in 51

    In 2023 in Walcha your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 51

  • 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 Walcha rank in crime?

Walcha lga is ranked 60/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Walcha a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Walcha?

The top crime types in Walcha are Justice procedures offences, Assault and related offences, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Walcha?

50 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Walcha in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Walcha?

Crime in Walcha has decreased by 4.17% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Walcha in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Walcha?

The least safe suburb in Walcha is Nowendoc, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Walcha?

The safest suburb in Walcha is Yarrowitch, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Walcha crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Walcha by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Nowendoc, Walcha Road and Woolbrook.


Suburbs in Walcha

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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