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Crime rate in Brightwaters, NSW, Australia, 2264

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    875

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.69 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    16

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    18.29

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    3

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

  • Property Crimes

    7

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    3.43

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    8.00

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    62.17%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    46.01%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 4 cases of Theft.

    4

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 3 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    3

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 2 cases of Assault and related offences.

    2

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 1 cases of Sexual offences.

    1

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 1 cases of Property damage.

    1

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 1 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    1

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 1 cases of Deception.

    1

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 1 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    1

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Brightwaters there were 1 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Brightwaters

    1 in 292

    In 2022 in Brightwaters your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 292

  • 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

  • Brightwaters

    1 in 125

    In 2022 in Brightwaters your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 125

  • 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 Brightwaters rank in crime?

Brightwaters suburb is ranked 10/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Brightwaters a safe suburb?

Brightwaters suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Brightwaters?

The top crime types in Brightwaters are Theft, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Brightwaters?

4 Theft cases were reported in Brightwaters in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Brightwaters?

Crime in Brightwaters has decreased by 52.94% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Brightwaters in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Brightwaters 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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