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Crime rate in 2261 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 97.18/100

(97.18% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    55,131

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    51.46 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    4,482

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    81.30

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    634

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,469

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    11.50

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    26.65

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    73.85%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    59.73%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 2261 crime trends

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post code 2261 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 2261:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 827 reported cases of Theft.

    827

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 681 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    681

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 503 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    503

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 440 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    440

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 411 reported cases of Property damage.

    411

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 356 reported cases of Deception.

    356

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 245 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    245

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 215 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    215

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 207 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    207

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 142 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    142

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 105 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    105

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 100 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    100

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 49 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    49

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 48 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    48

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 32 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    32

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 32 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    32

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 26 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    26

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 24 reported cases of Arson.

    24

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 17 reported cases of Robbery.

    17

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 11 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    11

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 5 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    5

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 4 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    4

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2261 there were 2 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2261

    1 in 87

    In 2023 in 2261 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 87

  • 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

  • 2261

    1 in 38

    In 2023 in 2261 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 38

  • 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 2261 rank in crime?

2261 postcode is ranked 97.18/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2261 a safe postcode?

2261 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2261?

The top crime types in 2261 are Theft, Justice procedures offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 2261?

827 Theft cases were reported in 2261 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2261?

Crime in 2261 has increased by 10.29% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2261 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2261 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2261?

The least safe suburb in 2261 is Glenning Valley, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2261?

The safest suburb in 2261 is The Entrance, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2261 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2261 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Glenning Valley, Chittaway Bay and Shelly Beach (NSW).


Suburbs in Post Code 2261

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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