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Crime rate in 2478 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 91.47/100

(91.47% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    32,068

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    184.94 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    2,410

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    75.15

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    305

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

  • Property Crimes
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    911

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    9.51

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    28.41

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    66.01%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    62.75%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 2478 crime trends

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post code 2478 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 2478:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 562 reported cases of Theft.

    562

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 387 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    387

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 289 reported cases of Deception.

    289

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 219 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    219

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 185 reported cases of Property damage.

    185

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 155 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    155

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 121 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    121

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 110 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    110

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 71 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    71

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 67 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    67

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 58 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    58

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 58 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    58

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 50 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    50

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 30 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    30

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 13 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    13

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 9 reported cases of Arson.

    9

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 9 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    9

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 8 reported cases of Robbery.

    8

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 6 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    6

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 1 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2478 there were 1 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2478

    1 in 105

    In 2023 in 2478 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 105

  • 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

  • 2478

    1 in 35

    In 2023 in 2478 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 35

  • 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 2478 rank in crime?

2478 postcode is ranked 91.47/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2478 a safe postcode?

2478 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2478?

The top crime types in 2478 are Theft, Justice procedures offences, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in 2478?

562 Theft cases were reported in 2478 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2478?

Crime in 2478 has increased by 21.04% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2478 in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in 2478 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2478?

The least safe suburb in 2478 is Empire Vale, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2478?

The safest suburb in 2478 is South Ballina, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2478 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2478 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Empire Vale, Patchs Beach and Kinvara.


Suburbs in Post Code 2478

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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