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Crime rate in Branxton, NSW, Australia, 2335

Suburb in Cessnock

Crime Rank: 19/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    2,255

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    31.89 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    161

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    71.40

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    27

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

  • Property Crimes

    75

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    11.97

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    33.26

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    84.81%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    80.64%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 47 cases of Theft.

    47

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 22 cases of Assault and related offences.

    22

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 15 cases of Deception.

    15

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 13 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    13

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 13 cases of Property damage.

    13

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 9 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    9

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 7 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    7

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 6 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    6

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 6 cases of Arson.

    6

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 4 cases of Drug use and possession.

    4

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 4 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    4

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 3 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    3

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 3 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 2 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 2 cases of Sexual offences.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    2

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 1 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Branxton there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Branxton

    1 in 84

    In 2022 in Branxton your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 84

  • 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

  • Branxton

    1 in 30

    In 2022 in Branxton your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 30

  • 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 Branxton rank in crime?

Branxton suburb is ranked 19/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Branxton a safe suburb?

Branxton suburb is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Branxton?

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

What is the most reported crime in Branxton?

47 Theft cases were reported in Branxton in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Branxton?

Crime in Branxton has increased by 5.23% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Branxton in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Branxton 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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