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Crime rate in Balgowlah, NSW, Australia, 2093

Suburb in Northern Beaches

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    8,068

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.96 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    216

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    26.77

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    31

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

  • Property Crimes

    93

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    3.84

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    11.53

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    63.85%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    53.04%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 52 cases of Theft.

    52

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 45 cases of Deception.

    45

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 35 cases of Property damage.

    35

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 21 cases of Assault and related offences.

    21

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 10 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    10

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 9 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    9

  • Sexual offences

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

    7

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 7 cases of Drug use and possession.

    7

  • Burglary/Break and enter

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

    6

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 4 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 4 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    4

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 3 cases of Other drug offences.

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    2

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 2 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    2

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 2 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 2 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Balgowlah there were 1 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Balgowlah

    1 in 260

    In 2022 in Balgowlah your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 260

  • 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

  • Balgowlah

    1 in 87

    In 2022 in Balgowlah your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 87

  • 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 Balgowlah rank in crime?

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

Is Balgowlah a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Balgowlah?

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

What is the most reported crime in Balgowlah?

52 Theft cases were reported in Balgowlah in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Balgowlah?

Crime in Balgowlah has increased by 3.35% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Balgowlah in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Balgowlah 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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