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Crime rate in 2540 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 92.76/100

(92.76% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population

    48,288

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1,122.15 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    2,169

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    44.92

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    382

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

  • Property Crimes

    897

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    7.91

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    18.58

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes

    58.41%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes

    40.71%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 464 cases of Theft.

    464

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 276 cases of Assault and related offences.

    276

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 253 cases of Property damage.

    253

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 207 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    207

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 173 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    173

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 169 cases of Deception.

    169

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 129 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    129

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 102 cases of Sexual offences.

    102

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 91 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    91

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 85 cases of Drug use and possession.

    85

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 51 cases of Arson.

    51

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 47 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    47

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 38 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    38

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 21 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    21

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 14 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    14

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 13 cases of Other drug offences.

    13

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 11 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    11

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 11 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    11

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 8 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    8

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 2 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 2 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2540 there were 1 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2540

    1 in 126

    In 2023 in 2540 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 126

  • 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

  • 2540

    1 in 54

    In 2023 in 2540 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


Frequently Asked Questions

How does 2540 rank in crime?

2540 postcode is ranked 92.76/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2540 a safe postcode?

2540 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2540?

The top crime types in 2540 are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in 2540?

464 Theft cases were reported in 2540 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2540?

Crime in 2540 has increased by 12.62% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2540 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2540 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2540?

The least safe suburb in 2540 is Mondayong, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2540?

The safest suburb in 2540 is Jervis Bay, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2540 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2540 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Mondayong, Mayfield (Shoalhaven - NSW) and Barringella.


Suburbs in Post Code 2540

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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