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Crime rate in Balranald, NSW, Australia, 2715

Suburb in Balranald

Crime Rank: 17/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,240

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    5,203.55 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    87

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    70.16

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    12

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

  • Property Crimes

    28

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    9.68

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    22.58

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    81.23%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    70.94%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 13 cases of Drug use and possession.

    13

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 11 cases of Property damage.

    11

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 11 cases of Theft.

    11

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 9 cases of Assault and related offences.

    9

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 9 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    9

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 7 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    7

  • Burglary/Break and enter

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

    6

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 5 cases of Deception.

    5

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 5 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    5

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 3 cases of Sexual offences.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 3 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Other drug offences

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

    2

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

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

    2

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Balranald there were 1 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Balranald

    1 in 103

    In 2022 in Balranald your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 103

  • 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

  • Balranald

    1 in 44

    In 2022 in Balranald your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 44

  • 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 Balranald rank in crime?

Balranald suburb is ranked 17/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Balranald a safe suburb?

Balranald suburb is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Balranald?

The top crime types in Balranald are Drug use and possession, Property damage, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Balranald?

13 Drug use and possession cases were reported in Balranald in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Balranald?

Crime in Balranald has increased by 12.99% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Balranald in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Balranald 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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