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Crime rate in Blacktown, NSW, Australia, 2148

Suburb in Blacktown

Crime Rank: 29/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    50,961

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    16.06 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    13,501

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    264.93

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    948

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

  • Property Crimes

    2,033

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    18.60

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    39.89

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    90.9%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    84.24%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 6,891 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    6,891

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 1,416 cases of Theft.

    1,416

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 1,251 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    1,251

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 750 cases of Assault and related offences.

    750

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 569 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    569

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 488 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    488

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 441 cases of Deception.

    441

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 424 cases of Property damage.

    424

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 380 cases of Drug use and possession.

    380

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 184 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    184

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 181 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    181

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 144 cases of Sexual offences.

    144

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 96 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    96

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 70 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    70

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 52 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    52

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 52 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    52

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 36 cases of Other drug offences.

    36

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 36 cases of Robbery.

    36

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 16 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    16

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 10 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    10

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 9 cases of Arson.

    9

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Blacktown there were 3 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Abduction and related offences

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

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Blacktown

    1 in 54

    In 2022 in Blacktown your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 54

  • 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

  • Blacktown

    1 in 25

    In 2022 in Blacktown your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 25

  • 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 Blacktown rank in crime?

Blacktown suburb is ranked 29/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Blacktown a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Blacktown?

The top crime types in Blacktown are Transport regulation offences, Theft, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Blacktown?

6,891 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Blacktown in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Blacktown?

Crime in Blacktown has decreased by 10.6% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Blacktown in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Blacktown 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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