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Crime rate in Balcolyn, NSW, Australia, 2264

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,002

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    0.74 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    31

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    30.94

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    7

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

  • Property Crimes

    6

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.99

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.99

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    74.93%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    42.36%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Balcolyn there were 7 cases of Assault and related offences.

    7

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Balcolyn there were 6 cases of Property damage.

    6

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Balcolyn there were 6 cases of Deception.

    6

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Balcolyn there were 6 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    6

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Balcolyn there were 4 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    4

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Balcolyn there were 1 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Balcolyn

    1 in 143

    In 2022 in Balcolyn your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 143

  • 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

  • Balcolyn

    1 in 167

    In 2022 in Balcolyn your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 167

  • 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 Balcolyn rank in crime?

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

Is Balcolyn a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Balcolyn?

The top crime types in Balcolyn are Assault and related offences, Property damage, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Balcolyn?

7 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Balcolyn in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Balcolyn?

Crime in Balcolyn has decreased by 8.82% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Balcolyn in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Balcolyn 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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