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Crime rate in 2298 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 81.62/100

(81.62% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    10,141

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    4.03 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,659

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    163.59

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    195

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

  • Property Crimes

    431

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    19.23

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    42.50

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    89.18%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    80.01%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 664 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    664

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 281 cases of Theft.

    281

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 149 cases of Assault and related offences.

    149

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 99 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    99

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 86 cases of Property damage.

    86

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 80 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    80

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 64 cases of Deception.

    64

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 63 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    63

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 49 cases of Drug use and possession.

    49

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 40 cases of Sexual offences.

    40

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 24 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    24

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 12 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    12

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 11 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    11

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 10 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    10

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 6 cases of Other drug offences.

    6

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 6 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    6

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 4 cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 4 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    4

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 4 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 2 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2298 there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2298

    1 in 52

    In 2023 in 2298 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 52

  • 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

  • 2298

    1 in 24

    In 2023 in 2298 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 24

  • 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 2298 rank in crime?

2298 postcode is ranked 81.62/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2298 a safe postcode?

2298 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2298?

The top crime types in 2298 are Justice procedures offences, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 2298?

664 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in 2298 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2298?

Crime in 2298 has increased by 19.96% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2298 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2298 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2298?

The least safe suburb in 2298 is Waratah (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2298?

The safest suburb in 2298 is Georgetown (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2298 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2298 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Waratah (NSW), Waratah West and Georgetown (NSW).


Suburbs in Post Code 2298

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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