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Crime rate in Avalon Beach, NSW, Australia, 2107

Suburb in Northern Beaches

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    10,379

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    5.15 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    175

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    16.86

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    20

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

  • Property Crimes

    66

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    1.93

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.36

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    56.53%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    43.01%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 29 cases of Deception.

    29

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 28 cases of Theft.

    28

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 27 cases of Property damage.

    27

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

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

    18

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 11 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    11

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 11 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    11

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 9 cases of Assault and related offences.

    9

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 9 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    9

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 8 cases of Sexual offences.

    8

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 6 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    6

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 6 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    6

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 5 cases of Drug use and possession.

    5

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 3 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 2 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    2

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Avalon Beach

    1 in 519

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 519

  • 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

  • Avalon Beach

    1 in 157

    In 2022 in Avalon Beach your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 157

  • 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 Avalon Beach rank in crime?

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

Is Avalon Beach a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Avalon Beach?

The top crime types in Avalon Beach are Deception, Theft, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Avalon Beach?

29 Deception cases were reported in Avalon Beach in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Avalon Beach?

Crime in Avalon Beach has decreased by 30.56% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Avalon Beach in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Avalon Beach 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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