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Crime rate in 2440 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 97.26/100

(97.26% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    23,181

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    3,346.84 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    4,204

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    181.36

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    649

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

  • Property Crimes
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    1,662

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    28.00

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    71.70

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    94.37%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    91.59%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 2440 crime trends

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post code 2440 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 2440:


  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 772 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    772

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 745 reported cases of Theft.

    745

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 545 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    545

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 396 reported cases of Property damage.

    396

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 370 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    370

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 366 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    366

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 231 reported cases of Deception.

    231

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 155 reported cases of Arson.

    155

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 129 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    129

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 113 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    113

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 90 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    90

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 83 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    83

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 58 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    58

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 43 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    43

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 40 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    40

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 20 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    20

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 16 reported cases of Robbery.

    16

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 15 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    15

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 6 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    6

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 6 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    6

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 3 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    3

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2440 there were 1 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2440

    1 in 36

    In 2023 in 2440 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 36

  • 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

  • 2440

    1 in 14

    In 2023 in 2440 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 14

  • 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 2440 rank in crime?

2440 postcode is ranked 97.26/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2440 a safe postcode?

2440 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2440?

The top crime types in 2440 are Justice procedures offences, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 2440?

772 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in 2440 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2440?

Crime in 2440 has increased by 21.47% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2440 in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in 2440 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2440?

The least safe suburb in 2440 is Old Station, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2440?

The safest suburb in 2440 is Kempsey, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2440 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2440 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Old Station, Mooneba and Pola Creek.


Suburbs in Post Code 2440

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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