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Crime rate in Bourke, NSW, Australia, 2840

Suburb in Bourke

Crime Rank: 100/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,699

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    3,882.79 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,558

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    917.01

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    229

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

  • Property Crimes

    575

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    134.79

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    338.43

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    99.15%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    98.86%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 381 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    381

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 221 cases of Theft.

    221

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 194 cases of Assault and related offences.

    194

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 166 cases of Property damage.

    166

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 139 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    139

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 110 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    110

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 107 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    107

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 49 cases of Arson.

    49

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 37 cases of Drug use and possession.

    37

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 30 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    30

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 29 cases of Sexual offences.

    29

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 25 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    25

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 24 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    24

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 20 cases of Deception.

    20

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 7 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    7

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 4 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    4

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 4 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    4

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 4 cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Other drug offences

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

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 2 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Bourke there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bourke

    1 in 7

    In 2022 in Bourke your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 7

  • 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

  • Bourke

    1 in 3

    In 2022 in Bourke your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 3

  • 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 Bourke rank in crime?

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

Is Bourke a safe suburb?

Bourke suburb is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Bourke?

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

What is the most reported crime in Bourke?

381 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Bourke in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Bourke?

Crime in Bourke has increased by 4.28% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Bourke in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Bourke 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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