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Crime rate in Broken Head, NSW, Australia, 2481

Suburb in Ballina

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    385

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    26.10 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    8

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    20.78

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    2

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

  • Property Crimes

    3

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.19

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    7.79

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    69.41%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    45.67%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Broken Head there were 3 cases of Theft.

    3

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Broken Head there were 2 cases of Sexual offences.

    2

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Broken Head there were 1 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    1

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Broken Head there were 1 cases of Drug use and possession.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Broken Head

    1 in 193

    In 2022 in Broken Head your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 193

  • 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

  • Broken Head

    1 in 128

    In 2022 in Broken Head your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 128

  • 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 Broken Head rank in crime?

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

Is Broken Head a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Broken Head?

The top crime types in Broken Head are Theft, Sexual offences, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Broken Head?

3 Theft cases were reported in Broken Head in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Broken Head?

Crime in Broken Head has decreased by 61.9% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Broken Head in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Broken Head 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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