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Crime rate in Avondale (NSW), NSW, Australia, 2530

Suburb in Wollongong

Crime Rank: 12/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,695

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    18.31 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    80

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    47.20

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    11

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

  • Property Crimes

    27

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.49

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    15.93

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    73.44%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    61.35%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 14 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    14

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 12 cases of Theft.

    12

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 11 cases of Assault and related offences.

    11

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 9 cases of Deception.

    9

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 8 cases of Property damage.

    8

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 7 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    7

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 7 cases of Drug use and possession.

    7

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 4 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    4

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 3 cases of Arson.

    3

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 2 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    2

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 1 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 1 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) there were 1 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Avondale (NSW)

    1 in 154

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 154

  • 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

  • Avondale (NSW)

    1 in 63

    In 2022 in Avondale (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 63

  • 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 Avondale (NSW) rank in crime?

Avondale (NSW) suburb is ranked 12/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Avondale (NSW) a safe suburb?

Avondale (NSW) suburb is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Avondale (NSW)?

The top crime types in Avondale (NSW) are Justice procedures offences, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Avondale (NSW)?

14 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Avondale (NSW) in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Avondale (NSW)?

Crime in Avondale (NSW) has decreased by 32.77% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Avondale (NSW) in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Avondale (NSW) 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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