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Crime rate in 2538 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 41.27/100

(41.27% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    2,580

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    361.95 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    93

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    36.05

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    14

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

  • Property Crimes
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    46

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.43

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
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    17.83

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    41.59%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    37.73%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 17 cases of Theft.

    17

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 13 cases of Property damage.

    13

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 9 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    9

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 9 cases of Assault and related offences.

    9

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 7 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    7

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 7 cases of Arson.

    7

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 6 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    6

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 5 cases of Deception.

    5

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 5 cases of Sexual offences.

    5

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 5 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    5

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 4 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    4

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 2 cases of Drug use and possession.

    2

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 2 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 1 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2538 there were 1 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2538

    1 in 184

    In 2023 in 2538 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 184

  • 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

  • 2538

    1 in 56

    In 2023 in 2538 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 56

  • 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 2538 rank in crime?

2538 postcode is ranked 41.27/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2538 a safe postcode?

2538 postcode is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2538?

The top crime types in 2538 are Theft, Property damage, Burglary/Break and enter.

What is the most reported crime in 2538?

17 Theft cases were reported in 2538 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2538?

Crime in 2538 has increased by 43.08% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2538 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2538 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2538?

The least safe suburb in 2538 is Woodstock (Shoalhaven - NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2538?

The safest suburb in 2538 is Mogood, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2538 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2538 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Woodstock (Shoalhaven - NSW), Milton (NSW) and Woodburn (Shoalhaven - NSW).


Suburbs in Post Code 2538

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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