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Crime rate in Bellingen, NSW, Australia, 2454

Suburb in Bellingen

Crime Rank: 18/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    3,923

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    44.63 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    229

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    58.37

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    51

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

  • Property Crimes

    76

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    13.00

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    19.37

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    86.31%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    66.92%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 38 cases of Assault and related offences.

    38

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 34 cases of Property damage.

    34

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 28 cases of Theft.

    28

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 26 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    26

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 22 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    22

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 14 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    14

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 13 cases of Sexual offences.

    13

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 11 cases of Deception.

    11

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 11 cases of Drug use and possession.

    11

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 8 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    8

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 7 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    7

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Bellingen there were 6 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    6

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    5

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    5

  • Other drug offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bellingen

    1 in 77

    In 2022 in Bellingen your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 77

  • 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

  • Bellingen

    1 in 52

    In 2022 in Bellingen your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 52

  • 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 Bellingen rank in crime?

Bellingen suburb is ranked 18/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Bellingen a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Bellingen?

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

What is the most reported crime in Bellingen?

38 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Bellingen in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Bellingen?

Crime in Bellingen has decreased by 24.17% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Bellingen in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Bellingen 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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