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Crime rate in Birrong, NSW, Australia, 2143

Suburb in Canterbury-Bankstown

Crime Rank: 16/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    3,331

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.20 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    178

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    53.44

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    47

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

  • Property Crimes

    34

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    14.11

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    10.21

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    87.47%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    50.42%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 35 cases of Assault and related offences.

    35

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 32 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    32

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 22 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    22

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 20 cases of Theft.

    20

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 12 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    12

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 12 cases of Drug use and possession.

    12

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 10 cases of Property damage.

    10

  • Sexual offences

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

    8

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 5 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    5

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 5 cases of Deception.

    5

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 4 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    3

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 2 cases of Other drug offences.

    2

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

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

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 2 cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 2 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Birrong there were 1 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Birrong

    1 in 71

    In 2022 in Birrong your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 71

  • 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

  • Birrong

    1 in 98

    In 2022 in Birrong your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 98

  • 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 Birrong rank in crime?

Birrong suburb is ranked 16/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Birrong a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Birrong?

The top crime types in Birrong are Assault and related offences, Transport regulation offences, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Birrong?

35 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Birrong in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Birrong?

Crime in Birrong has decreased by 14.42% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Birrong in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Birrong 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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