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Crime rate in Yass Valley, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 26/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    16,525

    Population of the LGA from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    3,882.18 km2

    Area size of the LGA in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    777

    Total number of crimes in the LGA

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    47.02

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    123

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

  • Property Crimes
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    171

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.44

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    10.35

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • lgas with less
    Violent Crimes
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    33.8%

    Number of LGAs with less violent crimes

  • lgas with less
    Property Crimes
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    5.03%

    Number of LGAs with less property crimes

5 year Yass Valley crime trends

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Yass Valley crime compared

Top crime types in Yass Valley:


  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 129 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    129

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 90 reported cases of Theft.

    90

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 79 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    79

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 65 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    65

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 57 reported cases of Deception.

    57

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 55 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    55

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 50 reported cases of Property damage.

    50

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 44 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    44

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 42 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    42

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 37 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    37

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 36 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    36

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 26 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    26

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 24 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    24

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 16 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    16

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 10 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    10

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 7 reported cases of Arson.

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

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

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 2 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Yass Valley there were 2 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Yass Valley

    1 in 134

    In 2023 in Yass Valley your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 134

  • 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

  • Yass Valley

    1 in 97

    In 2023 in Yass Valley your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 97

  • 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 Yass Valley rank in crime?

Yass Valley lga is ranked 26/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Yass Valley a safe lga?

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

What are the main crime problems in Yass Valley?

The top crime types in Yass Valley are Drug use and possession, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Yass Valley?

129 Drug use and possession cases were reported in Yass Valley in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Yass Valley?

Crime in Yass Valley has decreased by 1.65% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Yass Valley in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Yass Valley in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in Yass Valley?

The least safe suburb in Yass Valley is Bellmount Forest, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in Yass Valley?

The safest suburb in Yass Valley is Woolgarlo, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are Yass Valley crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in Yass Valley by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Bellmount Forest, Kangiara and Laverstock.


Suburbs in Yass Valley

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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