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Crime rate in Ashtonfield, NSW, Australia, 2323

Suburb in Maitland

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    4,589

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    6.83 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    145

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    31.60

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    25

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

  • Property Crimes

    51

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.45

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    11.11

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    70.32%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    52.3%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 33 cases of Theft.

    33

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 19 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    19

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 18 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    18

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 17 cases of Assault and related offences.

    17

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 14 cases of Deception.

    14

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 12 cases of Property damage.

    12

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 7 cases of Sexual offences.

    7

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 6 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    6

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 6 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    6

  • Drug use and possession

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

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 3 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    3

  • Other drug offences

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

    2

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield there were 1 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Ashtonfield

    1 in 184

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 184

  • 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

  • Ashtonfield

    1 in 90

    In 2022 in Ashtonfield your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 90

  • 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 Ashtonfield rank in crime?

Ashtonfield suburb is ranked 10/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Ashtonfield a safe suburb?

Ashtonfield suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Ashtonfield?

The top crime types in Ashtonfield are Theft, Justice procedures offences, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Ashtonfield?

33 Theft cases were reported in Ashtonfield in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Ashtonfield?

Crime in Ashtonfield has increased by 10.69% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Ashtonfield in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Ashtonfield 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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