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Crime rate in Walgett, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    5,153

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    22,300.21 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,710

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    331.85

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    340

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

  • Property Crimes
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    411

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    65.98

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    79.76

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    92.76%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    90.14%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Walgett crime trends

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Walgett crime compared

Top crime types in Walgett:


  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 452 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    452

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 304 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    304

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 205 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    205

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 159 reported cases of Theft.

    159

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 143 reported cases of Property damage.

    143

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 82 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    82

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 74 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    74

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 44 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    44

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 41 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    41

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 35 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    35

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 34 reported cases of Deception.

    34

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 32 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    32

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 30 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    30

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 29 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    29

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 27 reported cases of Arson.

    27

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    4

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    4

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 4 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    4

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 4 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    4

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Walgett there were 3 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Walgett

    1 in 15

    In 2023 in Walgett your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 15

  • 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

  • Walgett

    1 in 13

    In 2023 in Walgett your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 13

  • 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 Walgett rank in crime?

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

Is Walgett a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Walgett?

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

What is the most reported crime in Walgett?

452 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Walgett in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Walgett?

Crime in Walgett has increased by 7.34% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Walgett in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Walgett?

The least safe suburb in Walgett is Cryon, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Walgett?

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

Where are Walgett crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Walgett by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Cryon, Come By Chance and Carinda.


Suburbs in Walgett

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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