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Crime rate in Bega, NSW, Australia, 2550

Suburb in Bega Valley

Crime Rank: 22/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    5,013

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    31.17 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    444

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    88.57

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    73

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

  • Property Crimes

    134

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    14.56

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    26.73

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    87.87%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    75.53%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Bega there were 73 cases of Theft.

    73

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Bega there were 66 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    66

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Bega there were 62 cases of Assault and related offences.

    62

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Bega there were 47 cases of Property damage.

    47

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Bega there were 46 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    46

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Bega there were 22 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    22

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Bega there were 20 cases of Drug use and possession.

    20

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Bega there were 15 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    15

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Bega there were 15 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    15

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Bega there were 14 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    14

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Bega there were 14 cases of Deception.

    14

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Bega there were 12 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    12

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Bega there were 11 cases of Sexual offences.

    11

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Bega there were 9 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    9

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Bega there were 7 cases of Other drug offences.

    7

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Bega there were 4 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    4

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Bega there were 3 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    2

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Bega there were 2 cases of Arson.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bega

    1 in 69

    In 2022 in Bega your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 69

  • 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

  • Bega

    1 in 37

    In 2022 in Bega your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 37

  • 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 Bega rank in crime?

Bega suburb is ranked 22/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Bega a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Bega?

The top crime types in Bega are Theft, Justice procedures offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Bega?

73 Theft cases were reported in Bega in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Bega?

Crime in Bega has decreased by 13.28% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Bega in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Bega 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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