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Crime rate in 2840 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 89.74/100

(89.74% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    2,397

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    62,474.59 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,764

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    735.92

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    287

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

  • Property Crimes
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    556

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    119.73

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    231.96

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    98.79%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    98.91%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 2840 crime trends

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post code 2840 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 2840:


  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 483 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    483

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 258 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    258

  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 224 reported cases of Theft.

    224

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 189 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    189

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 168 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    168

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 116 reported cases of Property damage.

    116

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 103 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    103

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 40 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    40

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 34 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    34

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 30 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    30

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 28 reported cases of Deception.

    28

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 27 reported cases of Arson.

    27

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 21 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    21

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 18 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    18

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 8 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    8

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 4 reported cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 4 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    4

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 3 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    3

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 2 reported cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 2 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2840 there were 2 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2840

    1 in 8

    In 2023 in 2840 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 8

  • 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

  • 2840

    1 in 4

    In 2023 in 2840 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 4

  • 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 2840 rank in crime?

2840 postcode is ranked 89.74/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2840 a safe postcode?

2840 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2840?

The top crime types in 2840 are Justice procedures offences, Assault and related offences, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in 2840?

483 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in 2840 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2840?

Crime in 2840 has increased by 7.17% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2840 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2840 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2840?

The least safe suburb in 2840 is Hungerford (NSW), by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2840?

The safest suburb in 2840 is Bourke, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2840 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2840 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Hungerford (NSW), Yantabulla and Tilpa.


Suburbs in Post Code 2840

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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