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Crime rate in Blacksmiths, NSW, Australia, 2281

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 12/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,881

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.95 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    94

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    49.97

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    13

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

  • Property Crimes

    51

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.91

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    27.11

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    74.67%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    75.88%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 26 cases of Theft.

    26

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 20 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    20

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 11 cases of Assault and related offences.

    11

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 8 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    8

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 5 cases of Property damage.

    5

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 5 cases of Deception.

    5

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 5 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    5

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 4 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    4

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 4 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    4

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    3

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 2 cases of Sexual offences.

    2

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths there were 1 cases of Drug use and possession.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Blacksmiths

    1 in 145

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 145

  • 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

  • Blacksmiths

    1 in 37

    In 2022 in Blacksmiths your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 37

  • 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 Blacksmiths rank in crime?

Blacksmiths suburb is ranked 12/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Blacksmiths a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Blacksmiths?

The top crime types in Blacksmiths are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Blacksmiths?

26 Theft cases were reported in Blacksmiths in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Blacksmiths?

Crime in Blacksmiths has decreased by 29.32% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Blacksmiths in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Blacksmiths 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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