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Crime rate in Argenton, NSW, Australia, 2284

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 32/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,352

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.52 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    164

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    121.30

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    30

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

  • Property Crimes

    46

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    22.19

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    34.02

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    92.64%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    81.21%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

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

    44

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 25 cases of Assault and related offences.

    25

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 21 cases of Theft.

    21

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 18 cases of Property damage.

    18

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 16 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    16

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 13 cases of Deception.

    13

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 7 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    7

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 4 cases of Sexual offences.

    4

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 3 cases of Drug use and possession.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 3 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

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

    2

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 2 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    2

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 2 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 1 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 1 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Argenton there were 1 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Argenton

    1 in 45

    In 2022 in Argenton your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 45

  • 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

  • Argenton

    1 in 29

    In 2022 in Argenton your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 29

  • 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 Argenton rank in crime?

Argenton suburb is ranked 32/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Argenton a safe suburb?

Argenton suburb is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Argenton?

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

What is the most reported crime in Argenton?

44 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Argenton in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Argenton?

Crime in Argenton has increased by 13.1% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Argenton in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Argenton 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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