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Crime rate in Berala, NSW, Australia, 2141

Suburb in Cumberland

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    8,757

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    2.13 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    253

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    28.89

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    41

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

  • Property Crimes

    65

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    4.68

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    7.42

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    67.37%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    45.01%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Berala there were 44 cases of Deception.

    44

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Berala there were 43 cases of Theft.

    43

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Berala there were 34 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    34

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Berala there were 32 cases of Assault and related offences.

    32

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Berala there were 24 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    24

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Berala there were 15 cases of Drug use and possession.

    15

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Berala there were 14 cases of Property damage.

    14

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Berala there were 8 cases of Sexual offences.

    8

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Berala there were 7 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    7

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Berala there were 7 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    7

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Berala there were 5 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    5

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    5

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Berala there were 5 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    5

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Berala there were 3 cases of Other drug offences.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Berala there were 3 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Berala there were 2 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Berala there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Berala there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Berala

    1 in 214

    In 2022 in Berala your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 214

  • 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

  • Berala

    1 in 135

    In 2022 in Berala your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 135

  • 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 Berala rank in crime?

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

Is Berala a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Berala?

The top crime types in Berala are Deception, Theft, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Berala?

44 Deception cases were reported in Berala in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Berala?

Crime in Berala has increased by 6.75% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Berala in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Berala 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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