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Crime rate in Bowenfels, NSW, Australia, 2790

Suburb in Lithgow

Crime Rank: 77/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    2,049

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    21.83 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    521

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    254.27

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    100

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

  • Property Crimes
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    177

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    48.80

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    86.38

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes
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    96.83%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes
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    93.12%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

5 year Bowenfels crime trends

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Bowenfels crime compared

Top crime types in Bowenfels:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 92 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    92

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 82 reported cases of Theft.

    82

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 77 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    77

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 69 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    69

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 68 reported cases of Property damage.

    68

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 28 reported cases of Deception.

    28

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 22 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    22

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 20 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    20

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 20 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    20

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 12 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    12

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 8 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    8

  • Arson

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 7 reported cases of Arson.

    7

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 6 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    6

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 3 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    3

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 3 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 1 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 1 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 1 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in Bowenfels there were 1 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bowenfels

    1 in 20

    In 2023 in Bowenfels your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 20

  • NSW

    1 in 87

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 87

  • Australia

    1 in 95

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • Bowenfels

    1 in 12

    In 2023 in Bowenfels your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 12

  • NSW

    1 in 41

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 41

  • Australia

    1 in 28

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 28

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does Bowenfels rank in crime?

Bowenfels suburb is ranked 77/100 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, Theft, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Bowenfels?

92 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Bowenfels in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Bowenfels?

Crime in Bowenfels has increased by 35.32% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Bowenfels in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Bowenfels in 2023.

The data is based on annual 2023 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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