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Crime rate in Berkeley, NSW, Australia, 2506

Suburb in Wollongong

Crime Rank: 21/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    7,798

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    7.32 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    612

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    78.48

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    118

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

  • Property Crimes

    195

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    15.13

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    25.01

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    88.35%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    73.96%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 97 cases of Theft.

    97

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 91 cases of Assault and related offences.

    91

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 78 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    78

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 62 cases of Property damage.

    62

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 51 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    51

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 44 cases of Drug use and possession.

    44

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 43 cases of Deception.

    43

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 32 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    32

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 26 cases of Sexual offences.

    26

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 21 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    21

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 21 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    21

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 17 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    17

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 12 cases of Other drug offences.

    12

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 7 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    7

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 4 cases of Arson.

    4

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

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

    2

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Berkeley there were 1 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Berkeley

    1 in 66

    In 2022 in Berkeley your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 66

  • 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

    1 in 40

    In 2022 in Berkeley your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 40

  • 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 rank in crime?

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

Is Berkeley a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Berkeley?

The top crime types in Berkeley are Theft, Assault and related offences, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Berkeley?

97 Theft cases were reported in Berkeley in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Berkeley?

Crime in Berkeley has decreased by 23.5% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Berkeley in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Berkeley 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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