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Crime rate in Booragul, NSW, Australia, 2284

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 30/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,623

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.24 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    145

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    89.34

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    42

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

  • Property Crimes

    41

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    25.88

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    25.26

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    94.07%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    74.15%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 30 cases of Assault and related offences.

    30

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 25 cases of Theft.

    25

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 25 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    25

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 20 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    20

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 12 cases of Sexual offences.

    12

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 12 cases of Property damage.

    12

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 9 cases of Drug use and possession.

    9

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 5 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    5

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 3 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    3

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 1 cases of Deception.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Booragul there were 1 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Booragul

    1 in 39

    In 2022 in Booragul your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 39

  • 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

  • Booragul

    1 in 40

    In 2022 in Booragul 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 Booragul rank in crime?

Booragul suburb is ranked 30/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Booragul a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Booragul?

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

What is the most reported crime in Booragul?

30 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Booragul in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Booragul?

Crime in Booragul has decreased by 4.61% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Booragul in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Booragul 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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