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Crime rate in 2256 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 89.98/100

(89.98% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    16,034

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    72.76 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    2,376

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    148.19

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    291

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

  • Property Crimes

    555

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    18.15

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    34.61

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    87.81%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    71.28%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 567 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    567

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 459 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    459

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 285 cases of Theft.

    285

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 234 cases of Assault and related offences.

    234

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 174 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    174

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 174 cases of Property damage.

    174

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 87 cases of Deception.

    87

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 73 cases of Drug use and possession.

    73

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 71 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    71

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 50 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    50

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 47 cases of Sexual offences.

    47

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 36 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    36

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 26 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    26

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 25 cases of Arson.

    25

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 22 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    22

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 14 cases of Other drug offences.

    14

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 9 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    9

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 7 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    7

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 6 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 4 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 3 cases of Robbery.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 2 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2256 there were 1 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2256

    1 in 55

    In 2023 in 2256 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 55

  • 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

  • 2256

    1 in 29

    In 2023 in 2256 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 29

  • 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 2256 rank in crime?

2256 postcode is ranked 89.98/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2256 a safe postcode?

2256 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2256?

The top crime types in 2256 are Transport regulation offences, Justice procedures offences, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in 2256?

567 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in 2256 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2256?

Crime in 2256 has increased by 22.29% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2256 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2256 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2256?

The least safe suburb in 2256 is Wondabyne, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2256?

The safest suburb in 2256 is Little Wobby, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2256 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2256 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Wondabyne, Woy Woy and Patonga.


Suburbs in Post Code 2256

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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