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Crime rate in Botany, NSW, Australia, 2019

Suburb in Bayside (NSW)

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    12,960

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    3.21 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    430

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    33.18

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    67

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

  • Property Crimes

    133

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.17

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    10.26

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    69.27%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    50.51%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Botany there were 75 cases of Theft.

    75

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Botany there were 54 cases of Assault and related offences.

    54

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Botany there were 51 cases of Deception.

    51

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Botany there were 42 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    42

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Botany there were 42 cases of Property damage.

    42

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Botany there were 42 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    42

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Botany there were 41 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    41

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Botany there were 16 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    16

  • Drug use and possession

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

    14

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Botany there were 13 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    13

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Botany there were 9 cases of Sexual offences.

    9

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Botany there were 9 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    9

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Botany there were 5 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    5

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Botany there were 3 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    3

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Botany there were 3 cases of Other drug offences.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Botany there were 2 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Botany there were 2 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Botany there were 2 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    2

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2022 in Botany there were 1 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Botany there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Botany

    1 in 193

    In 2022 in Botany your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 193

  • 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

  • Botany

    1 in 97

    In 2022 in Botany your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 97

  • 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 Botany rank in crime?

Botany suburb is ranked 10/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Botany a safe suburb?

Botany suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Botany?

The top crime types in Botany are Theft, Assault and related offences, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Botany?

75 Theft cases were reported in Botany in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Botany?

Crime in Botany has increased by 3.61% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Botany in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Botany 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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