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Crime rate in Boolaroo, NSW, Australia, 2284

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 18/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,636

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    2.71 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    199

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    121.64

    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

    82

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    7.95

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    50.12

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    77.46%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    88.25%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 63 cases of Theft.

    63

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 37 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    37

  • Drug use and possession

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

    14

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 13 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    13

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 11 cases of Deception.

    11

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 9 cases of Assault and related offences.

    9

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 9 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    9

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 9 cases of Property damage.

    9

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 9 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    9

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    8

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 4 cases of Other drug offences.

    4

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 4 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    4

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    3

  • Sexual offences

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

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 2 cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Boolaroo there were 1 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Boolaroo

    1 in 126

    In 2022 in Boolaroo your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 126

  • 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

  • Boolaroo

    1 in 20

    In 2022 in Boolaroo your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • 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 Boolaroo rank in crime?

Boolaroo suburb is ranked 18/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Boolaroo a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Boolaroo?

The top crime types in Boolaroo are Theft, Transport regulation offences, Drug use and possession.

What is the most reported crime in Boolaroo?

63 Theft cases were reported in Boolaroo in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Boolaroo?

Crime in Boolaroo has decreased by 16.74% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Boolaroo in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Boolaroo 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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