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Crime rate in Bowenfels, NSW, Australia, 2790

Suburb in Lithgow

Crime Rank: 55/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    2,049

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    21.83 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    385

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    187.90

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    69

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

  • Property Crimes

    123

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    33.67

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    60.03

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    95.64%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    90.81%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 62 cases of Assault and related offences.

    62

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 54 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    54

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 52 cases of Property damage.

    52

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 49 cases of Theft.

    49

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 44 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    44

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 42 cases of Deception.

    42

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 21 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    21

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 16 cases of Drug use and possession.

    16

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 12 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    12

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 9 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    9

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 8 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    8

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 6 cases of Sexual offences.

    6

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 4 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    4

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 2 cases of Other drug offences.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Bowenfels there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bowenfels

    1 in 30

    In 2022 in Bowenfels your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 30

  • 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

  • Bowenfels

    1 in 17

    In 2022 in Bowenfels your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 17

  • 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 Bowenfels rank in crime?

Bowenfels suburb is ranked 55/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Bowenfels a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Bowenfels?

The top crime types in Bowenfels are Assault and related offences, Justice procedures offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Bowenfels?

62 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Bowenfels in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Bowenfels?

Crime in Bowenfels has decreased by 26.81% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Bowenfels in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Bowenfels 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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