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Crime rate in Balgownie, NSW, Australia, 2519

Suburb in Wollongong

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    5,722

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    3.72 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    181

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    31.63

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    32

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

  • Property Crimes

    79

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.59

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    13.81

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    70.79%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    57.49%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 33 cases of Theft.

    33

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 31 cases of Property damage.

    31

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 23 cases of Assault and related offences.

    23

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 22 cases of Deception.

    22

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 17 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    17

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 15 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    15

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 9 cases of Sexual offences.

    9

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 6 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    6

  • Drug use and possession

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

    5

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 5 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    5

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 4 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    4

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 3 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    3

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

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

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 2 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Balgownie there were 2 cases of Other drug offences.

    2

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Balgownie

    1 in 179

    In 2022 in Balgownie your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 179

  • 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

  • Balgownie

    1 in 72

    In 2022 in Balgownie your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 72

  • 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 Balgownie rank in crime?

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

Is Balgownie a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Balgownie?

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

What is the most reported crime in Balgownie?

33 Theft cases were reported in Balgownie in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Balgownie?

Crime in Balgownie has decreased by 21.65% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Balgownie in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Balgownie 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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