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Crime rate in Brunswick Heads, NSW, Australia, 2483

Suburb in Byron

Crime Rank: 23/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,905

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    14.29 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    199

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    104.46

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    26

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

  • Property Crimes

    63

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    13.65

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    33.07

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    86.95%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    80.52%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 36 cases of Theft.

    36

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 22 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    22

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 21 cases of Property damage.

    21

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 21 cases of Assault and related offences.

    21

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 20 cases of Drug use and possession.

    20

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 16 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    16

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 16 cases of Deception.

    16

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 15 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    15

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 12 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    12

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 5 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    5

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 5 cases of Sexual offences.

    5

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

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

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 2 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 2 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads there were 1 cases of Other drug offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Brunswick Heads

    1 in 73

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 73

  • 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

  • Brunswick Heads

    1 in 30

    In 2022 in Brunswick Heads 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 Brunswick Heads rank in crime?

Brunswick Heads suburb is ranked 23/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Brunswick Heads a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Brunswick Heads?

The top crime types in Brunswick Heads are Theft, Miscellaneous offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Brunswick Heads?

36 Theft cases were reported in Brunswick Heads in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Brunswick Heads?

Crime in Brunswick Heads has decreased by 18.44% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Brunswick Heads in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Brunswick Heads 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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