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Crime rate in 2281 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 78.04/100

(78.04% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    15,326

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    26.07 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,019

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    66.49

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    165

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

  • Property Crimes

    321

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    10.77

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    20.94

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    71.36%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    47.18%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 215 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    215

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 198 cases of Theft.

    198

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 117 cases of Assault and related offences.

    117

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 105 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    105

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 86 cases of Deception.

    86

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 70 cases of Property damage.

    70

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 66 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    66

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 45 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    45

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 41 cases of Sexual offences.

    41

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 21 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    21

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 17 cases of Drug use and possession.

    17

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 8 cases of Arson.

    8

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 6 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    6

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 6 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    6

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 6 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    6

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 6 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    6

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 2 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    2

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 1 cases of Other drug offences.

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 1 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 1 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2281 there were 1 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2281

    1 in 93

    In 2023 in 2281 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 93

  • 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

  • 2281

    1 in 48

    In 2023 in 2281 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 48

  • 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 2281 rank in crime?

2281 postcode is ranked 78.04/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2281 a safe postcode?

2281 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2281?

The top crime types in 2281 are Miscellaneous offences, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 2281?

215 Miscellaneous offences cases were reported in 2281 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2281?

Crime in 2281 has increased by 12.35% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2281 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2281 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2281?

The least safe suburb in 2281 is Swansea (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2281?

The safest suburb in 2281 is Swansea Heads, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2281 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2281 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Swansea (NSW), Blacksmiths and Catherine Hill Bay.


Suburbs in Post Code 2281

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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