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Crime rate in Bowral, NSW, Australia, 2576

Suburb in Wingecarribee

Crime Rank: 11/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    10,764

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    37.18 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    396

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    36.79

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    88

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

  • Property Crimes

    104

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    8.18

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    9.66

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    78%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    49.34%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 69 cases of Assault and related offences.

    69

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 63 cases of Property damage.

    63

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 38 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    38

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 37 cases of Theft.

    37

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 35 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    35

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 35 cases of Deception.

    35

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 32 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    32

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 19 cases of Sexual offences.

    19

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 17 cases of Drug use and possession.

    17

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 10 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    10

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 9 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    9

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 8 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    8

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 6 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    6

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 5 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    5

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 4 cases of Other drug offences.

    4

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 4 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    4

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 2 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Bowral there were 2 cases of Arson.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Bowral

    1 in 122

    In 2022 in Bowral your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 122

  • 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

  • Bowral

    1 in 104

    In 2022 in Bowral your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 104

  • 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 Bowral rank in crime?

Bowral suburb is ranked 11/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Bowral a safe suburb?

Bowral suburb is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Bowral?

The top crime types in Bowral are Assault and related offences, Property damage, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Bowral?

69 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Bowral in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Bowral?

Crime in Bowral has decreased by 9.38% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Bowral in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Bowral 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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