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Crime rate in Bangalow, NSW, Australia, 2479

Suburb in Byron

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    2,752

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    24.40 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    70

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    25.44

    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

    17

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    2.54

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.18

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    58.58%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    42.71%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 13 cases of Theft.

    13

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 12 cases of Deception.

    12

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 12 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    12

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

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

    7

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 7 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    7

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 5 cases of Assault and related offences.

    5

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 3 cases of Property damage.

    3

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 2 cases of Sexual offences.

    2

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 2 cases of Drug use and possession.

    2

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    2

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 2 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 1 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    1

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Bangalow there were 1 cases of Other drug offences.

    1

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bangalow

    1 in 393

    In 2022 in Bangalow your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 393

  • 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

  • Bangalow

    1 in 162

    In 2022 in Bangalow your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 162

  • 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 Bangalow rank in crime?

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

Is Bangalow a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Bangalow?

The top crime types in Bangalow are Theft, Deception, Other government regulatory offences.

What is the most reported crime in Bangalow?

13 Theft cases were reported in Bangalow in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Bangalow?

Crime in Bangalow has decreased by 43.55% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Bangalow in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Bangalow 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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