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Crime rate in Barnsley, NSW, Australia, 2278

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,735

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    3.53 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    70

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    40.35

    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

    16

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.92

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    9.22

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    74.69%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    48.52%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Barnsley there were 17 cases of Deception.

    17

  • Justice procedures offences

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

    10

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Barnsley there were 8 cases of Theft.

    8

  • Assault and related offences

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

    7

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Barnsley there were 5 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    5

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Barnsley there were 5 cases of Property damage.

    5

  • Drug use and possession

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

    5

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Barnsley there were 4 cases of Sexual offences.

    4

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Barnsley there were 3 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Barnsley there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

  • Other drug offences

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

    1

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

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

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Barnsley there were 1 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Barnsley

    1 in 145

    In 2022 in Barnsley your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 145

  • 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

  • Barnsley

    1 in 108

    In 2022 in Barnsley your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 108

  • 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 Barnsley rank in crime?

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

Is Barnsley a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Barnsley?

The top crime types in Barnsley are Deception, Justice procedures offences, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Barnsley?

17 Deception cases were reported in Barnsley in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Barnsley?

Crime in Barnsley has increased by 14.75% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Barnsley in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Barnsley 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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