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Crime rate in Beresfield, NSW, Australia, 2322

Suburb in Newcastle

Crime Rank: 38/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    3,267

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    6.29 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    639

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    195.59

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    78

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

  • Property Crimes

    168

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    23.88

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    51.42

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    93.38%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    88.61%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 158 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    158

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 94 cases of Theft.

    94

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 82 cases of Deception.

    82

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 63 cases of Assault and related offences.

    63

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 52 cases of Property damage.

    52

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 49 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    49

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 35 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    35

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 30 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    30

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 19 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    19

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 16 cases of Drug use and possession.

    16

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 12 cases of Sexual offences.

    12

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    7

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 4 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    4

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 4 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Other drug offences

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

    3

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 3 cases of Arson.

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 2 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 2 cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    2

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 1 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2022 in Beresfield there were 1 cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Beresfield

    1 in 42

    In 2022 in Beresfield your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 42

  • 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

  • Beresfield

    1 in 19

    In 2022 in Beresfield your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 19

  • 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 Beresfield rank in crime?

Beresfield suburb is ranked 38/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Beresfield a safe suburb?

Beresfield suburb is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Beresfield?

The top crime types in Beresfield are Transport regulation offences, Theft, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Beresfield?

158 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Beresfield in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Beresfield?

Crime in Beresfield has decreased by 8.97% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Beresfield in 2022?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in Beresfield 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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