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Crime rate in 2420 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 51.57/100

(51.57% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    4,004

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1,023.51 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    190

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    47.45

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    29

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

  • Property Crimes
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    74

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    7.24

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    18.48

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    54.26%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    40.27%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 2420 crime trends

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post code 2420 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 2420:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 37 reported cases of Theft.

    37

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 25 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    25

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 20 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    20

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 17 reported cases of Property damage.

    17

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 15 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    15

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 15 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    15

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 11 reported cases of Deception.

    11

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 9 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    9

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 8 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    8

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 7 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    7

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 5 reported cases of Arson.

    5

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 5 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    5

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 5 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    5

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 3 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 3 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    3

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 1 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 1 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 1 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 1 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2420 there were 1 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2420

    1 in 138

    In 2023 in 2420 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 138

  • 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

  • 2420

    1 in 54

    In 2023 in 2420 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 54

  • 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 2420 rank in crime?

2420 postcode is ranked 51.57/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2420 a safe postcode?

2420 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2420?

The top crime types in 2420 are Theft, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 2420?

37 Theft cases were reported in 2420 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2420?

Crime in 2420 has increased by 5.56% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2420 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2420 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2420?

The least safe suburb in 2420 is Main Creek, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2420?

The safest suburb in 2420 is Chichester (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2420 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2420 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Main Creek, Alison (Dungog - NSW) and Salisbury (NSW).


Suburbs in Post Code 2420

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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