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Crime rate in 2260 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 80.33/100

(80.33% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    25,847

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    23.62 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    910

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    35.21

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    190

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

  • Property Crimes
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    289

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.35

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    11.18

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    54.75%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    18.83%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 2260 crime trends

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post code 2260 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 2260:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 158 reported cases of Theft.

    158

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 127 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    127

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 123 reported cases of Deception.

    123

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 80 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    80

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 78 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    78

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 74 reported cases of Property damage.

    74

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 59 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    59

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 53 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    53

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 32 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    32

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 28 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    28

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 20 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    20

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 18 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    18

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 14 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    14

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 13 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    13

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 12 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    12

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 8 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    8

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 4 reported cases of Arson.

    4

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 3 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    3

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 3 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    3

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 2 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2260 there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2260

    1 in 136

    In 2023 in 2260 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 136

  • 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

  • 2260

    1 in 89

    In 2023 in 2260 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 89

  • 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 2260 rank in crime?

2260 postcode is ranked 80.33/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2260 a safe postcode?

2260 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2260?

The top crime types in 2260 are Theft, Assault and related offences, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in 2260?

158 Theft cases were reported in 2260 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2260?

Crime in 2260 has decreased by 11.99% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2260 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2260 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2260?

The least safe suburb in 2260 is North Avoca, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2260?

The safest suburb in 2260 is Erina Heights, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2260 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2260 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are North Avoca, Wamberal and Forresters Beach.


Suburbs in Post Code 2260

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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