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Crime rate in Avoca Beach, NSW, Australia, 2251

Suburb in Central Coast (NSW)

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    4,708

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    4.44 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    98

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    20.82

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    23

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

  • Property Crimes

    44

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    4.89

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    9.35

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    68.19%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    48.65%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 19 cases of Property damage.

    19

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 18 cases of Assault and related offences.

    18

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 14 cases of Theft.

    14

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 11 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    11

  • Burglary/Break and enter

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

    11

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 10 cases of Deception.

    10

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 5 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    5

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 4 cases of Sexual offences.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 2 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    1

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 1 cases of Drug use and possession.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach there were 1 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Avoca Beach

    1 in 205

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 205

  • 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

  • Avoca Beach

    1 in 107

    In 2022 in Avoca Beach your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 107

  • 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 Avoca Beach rank in crime?

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

Is Avoca Beach a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Avoca Beach?

The top crime types in Avoca Beach are Property damage, Assault and related offences, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Avoca Beach?

19 Property damage cases were reported in Avoca Beach in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Avoca Beach?

Crime in Avoca Beach has decreased by 30.99% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Avoca Beach in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Avoca 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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