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Crime rate in Wingecarribee, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 28/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    52,591

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    2,216.29 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,261

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    42.99

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    370

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

  • Property Crimes
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    685

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.04

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    13.03

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    30.78%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

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    Property Crimes
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    10.26%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Wingecarribee crime trends

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Wingecarribee crime compared

Top crime types in Wingecarribee:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 299 reported cases of Theft.

    299

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 272 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    272

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 243 reported cases of Property damage.

    243

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 223 reported cases of Deception.

    223

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 221 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    221

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 179 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    179

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 123 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    123

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 107 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    107

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 99 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    99

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 92 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    92

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 76 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    76

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 76 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    76

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 72 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    72

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 46 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    46

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 44 reported cases of Arson.

    44

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 41 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    41

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 24 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    24

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 7 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 6 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 5 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    5

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 3 reported cases of Robbery.

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee there were 3 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Wingecarribee

    1 in 142

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 142

  • 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

  • Wingecarribee

    1 in 77

    In 2023 in Wingecarribee your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 77

  • 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 Wingecarribee rank in crime?

Wingecarribee lga is ranked 28/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Wingecarribee a safe lga?

Wingecarribee lga is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Wingecarribee?

The top crime types in Wingecarribee are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Wingecarribee?

299 Theft cases were reported in Wingecarribee in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Wingecarribee?

Crime in Wingecarribee has increased by 11.99% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Wingecarribee in 2023?

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

What is the least safe suburb in Wingecarribee?

The least safe suburb in Wingecarribee is Aylmerton, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Wingecarribee?

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

Where are Wingecarribee crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Wingecarribee by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Aylmerton, East Kangaloon and Mount Murray.


Suburbs in Wingecarribee

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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