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Crime rate in Wentworth, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 64/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    8,285

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    29,197.40 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    814

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    98.25

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    127

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

  • Property Crimes
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    292

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    15.33

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    35.24

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    69.42%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    63.38%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Wentworth crime trends

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Wentworth crime compared

Top crime types in Wentworth:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 130 reported cases of Theft.

    130

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 125 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    125

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 110 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    110

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 97 reported cases of Property damage.

    97

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 78 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    78

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 59 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    59

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 45 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    45

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 36 reported cases of Deception.

    36

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 35 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    35

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 28 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    28

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 15 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    15

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 14 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    14

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 12 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    12

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 7 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    7

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 7 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    7

  • Arson

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

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

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

    3

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 3 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    3

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 2 reported cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Wentworth there were 1 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Wentworth

    1 in 65

    In 2023 in Wentworth your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 65

  • 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

  • Wentworth

    1 in 28

    In 2023 in Wentworth your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 28

  • 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 Wentworth rank in crime?

Wentworth lga is ranked 64/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Wentworth a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Wentworth?

The top crime types in Wentworth are Theft, Justice procedures offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Wentworth?

130 Theft cases were reported in Wentworth in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Wentworth?

Crime in Wentworth has decreased by 4.35% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Wentworth in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Wentworth?

The least safe suburb in Wentworth is Rufus, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Wentworth?

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

Where are Wentworth crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Wentworth by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Rufus, Pooncarie and Trentham Cliffs.


Suburbs in Wentworth

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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