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Crime rate in Adamstown, NSW, Australia, 2289

Suburb in Newcastle

Crime Rank: 19/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    6,335

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    3.05 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    929

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    146.65

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    55

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

  • Property Crimes

    310

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    8.68

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    48.93

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    79.21%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    87.83%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 334 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    334

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 213 cases of Theft.

    213

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 52 cases of Deception.

    52

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 48 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    48

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 45 cases of Property damage.

    45

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 44 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    44

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 41 cases of Assault and related offences.

    41

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 39 cases of Drug use and possession.

    39

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 38 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    38

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 25 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    25

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 11 cases of Sexual offences.

    11

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 11 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    11

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 8 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    8

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 6 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    6

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 4 cases of Arson.

    4

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 3 cases of Robbery.

    3

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 2 cases of Other drug offences.

    2

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 2 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 2 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Adamstown there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Adamstown

    1 in 115

    In 2022 in Adamstown your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 115

  • NSW

    1 in 97

    In 2022 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 97

  • Australia

    1 in 105

    In 2022 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 105

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • Adamstown

    1 in 20

    In 2022 in Adamstown your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • NSW

    1 in 44

    In 2022 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 44

  • Australia

    1 in 31

    In 2022 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31


Frequently Asked Questions

How does Adamstown rank in crime?

Adamstown suburb is ranked 19/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Adamstown a safe suburb?

Adamstown suburb is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Adamstown?

The top crime types in Adamstown are Transport regulation offences, Theft, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Adamstown?

334 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Adamstown in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Adamstown?

Crime in Adamstown has increased by 27.61% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Adamstown in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Adamstown in 2022.

The data is based on annual 2022 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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