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Crime rate in 2160 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 94.69/100

(94.69% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    39,526

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    8.46 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    3,526

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    89.21

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    449

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

  • Property Crimes

    937

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    11.36

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    23.71

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    73.49%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    54.06%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 878 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    878

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 606 cases of Theft.

    606

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 383 cases of Assault and related offences.

    383

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 341 cases of Deception.

    341

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 278 cases of Drug use and possession.

    278

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 205 cases of Property damage.

    205

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 201 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    201

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 118 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    118

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 109 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    109

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 93 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    93

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 78 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    78

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 51 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    51

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 43 cases of Sexual offences.

    43

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 36 cases of Other drug offences.

    36

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 22 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    22

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 22 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    22

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 15 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    15

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 14 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    14

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 12 cases of Robbery.

    12

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 8 cases of Arson.

    8

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 8 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    8

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 2 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 2 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2160 there were 1 cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2160

    1 in 88

    In 2023 in 2160 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 88

  • 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

  • 2160

    1 in 42

    In 2023 in 2160 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 42

  • 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 2160 rank in crime?

2160 postcode is ranked 94.69/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2160 a safe postcode?

2160 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2160?

The top crime types in 2160 are Justice procedures offences, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 2160?

878 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in 2160 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2160?

Crime in 2160 has increased by 1.38% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2160 in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in 2160 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2160?

The least safe suburb in 2160 is Merrylands, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2160?

The safest suburb in 2160 is Merrylands West, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2160 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2160 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Merrylands and Merrylands West.


Suburbs in Post Code 2160

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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