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Crime rate in Berkeley Vale, NSW, Australia, 2261

Suburb in Central Coast (NSW)

Crime Rank: 14/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    8,951

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    6.14 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    570

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    63.68

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    67

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

  • Property Crimes

    108

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    7.49

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    12.07

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    76.35%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    54.21%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 261 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    261

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 48 cases of Theft.

    48

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 47 cases of Assault and related offences.

    47

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 43 cases of Deception.

    43

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 42 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    42

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 41 cases of Property damage.

    41

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 19 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    19

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 18 cases of Sexual offences.

    18

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 16 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    16

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 14 cases of Drug use and possession.

    14

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 3 cases of Arson.

    3

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 3 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 3 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    3

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 3 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 3 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 2 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Other drug offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Berkeley Vale

    1 in 134

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 134

  • 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

  • Berkeley Vale

    1 in 83

    In 2022 in Berkeley Vale your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 83

  • 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 Berkeley Vale rank in crime?

Berkeley Vale suburb is ranked 14/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Berkeley Vale a safe suburb?

Berkeley Vale suburb is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Berkeley Vale?

The top crime types in Berkeley Vale are Drug dealing and trafficking, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Berkeley Vale?

261 Drug dealing and trafficking cases were reported in Berkeley Vale in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Berkeley Vale?

Crime in Berkeley Vale has increased by 78.13% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Berkeley Vale in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Berkeley Vale 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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