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Crime rate in 2526 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 78.24/100

(78.24% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    16,738

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    39.56 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,100

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    65.72

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    143

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

  • Property Crimes

    384

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    8.54

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    22.94

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    61.67%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    51.97%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 245 cases of Theft.

    245

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 140 cases of Deception.

    140

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 104 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    104

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 100 cases of Assault and related offences.

    100

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 97 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    97

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 74 cases of Property damage.

    74

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 68 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    68

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 60 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    60

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 49 cases of Drug use and possession.

    49

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 31 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    31

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 30 cases of Sexual offences.

    30

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 27 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    27

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 18 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    18

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 12 cases of Other drug offences.

    12

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 10 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    10

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 10 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    10

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 7 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    7

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 7 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    7

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 5 cases of Arson.

    5

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 3 cases of Robbery.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 2 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2526 there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2526

    1 in 117

    In 2023 in 2526 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 117

  • 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

  • 2526

    1 in 44

    In 2023 in 2526 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 44

  • 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 2526 rank in crime?

2526 postcode is ranked 78.24/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2526 a safe postcode?

2526 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2526?

The top crime types in 2526 are Theft, Deception, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in 2526?

245 Theft cases were reported in 2526 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2526?

Crime in 2526 has increased by 31.11% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2526 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2526 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2526?

The least safe suburb in 2526 is Unanderra, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2526?

The safest suburb in 2526 is Mount Kembla, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2526 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2526 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Unanderra, Kembla Heights and Kembla Grange.


Suburbs in Post Code 2526

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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