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Crime rate in Belmont (NSW), NSW, Australia, 2280

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 21/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    7,289

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    10.55 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    813

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    111.54

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    105

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

  • Property Crimes

    189

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    14.41

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    25.93

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    87.73%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    74.77%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 357 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    357

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 101 cases of Theft.

    101

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 83 cases of Assault and related offences.

    83

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 62 cases of Property damage.

    62

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 48 cases of Deception.

    48

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 43 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    43

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 22 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    22

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 20 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    20

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 20 cases of Drug use and possession.

    20

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 18 cases of Sexual offences.

    18

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 12 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    12

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 6 cases of Arson.

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 5 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    5

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 5 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    5

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 3 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    3

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 3 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    3

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 2 cases of Other drug offences.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 1 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Belmont (NSW)

    1 in 69

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) 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

  • Belmont (NSW)

    1 in 39

    In 2022 in Belmont (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 39

  • 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 Belmont (NSW) rank in crime?

Belmont (NSW) suburb is ranked 21/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Belmont (NSW) a safe suburb?

Belmont (NSW) suburb is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Belmont (NSW)?

The top crime types in Belmont (NSW) are Justice procedures offences, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Belmont (NSW)?

357 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Belmont (NSW) in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Belmont (NSW)?

Crime in Belmont (NSW) has decreased by 7.93% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Belmont (NSW) in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Belmont (NSW) 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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