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Crime rate in 2159 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 46.3/100

(46.3% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    5,141

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    127.45 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    118

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    22.95

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    21

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

  • Property Crimes

    37

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    4.08

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    7.20

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    31.09%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    8.93%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 21 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    21

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 19 cases of Deception.

    19

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 17 cases of Theft.

    17

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 15 cases of Assault and related offences.

    15

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 14 cases of Property damage.

    14

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 7 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    7

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 5 cases of Sexual offences.

    5

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 4 cases of Arson.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 3 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 2 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 2 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 2 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 2 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    2

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 2 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 1 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2159 there were 1 cases of Drug use and possession.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2159

    1 in 245

    In 2023 in 2159 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 245

  • 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

  • 2159

    1 in 139

    In 2023 in 2159 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 139

  • 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


Frequently Asked Questions

How does 2159 rank in crime?

2159 postcode is ranked 46.3/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2159 a safe postcode?

2159 postcode is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2159?

The top crime types in 2159 are Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour, Deception, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in 2159?

21 Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour cases were reported in 2159 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2159?

Crime in 2159 has increased by 12.38% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2159 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2159 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2159?

The least safe suburb in 2159 is Berrilee, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2159?

The safest suburb in 2159 is Arcadia (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2159 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2159 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Berrilee, Fiddletown and Galston.


Suburbs in Post Code 2159

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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