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Crime rate in Buff Point, NSW, Australia, 2262

Suburb in Central Coast (NSW)

Crime Rank: 17/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    3,559

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    2.09 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    172

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    48.33

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    43

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

  • Property Crimes

    49

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    12.08

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    13.77

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    84.99%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    57.43%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 34 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    34

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 29 cases of Assault and related offences.

    29

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 25 cases of Theft.

    25

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 19 cases of Property damage.

    19

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 18 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    18

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 16 cases of Deception.

    16

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 13 cases of Sexual offences.

    13

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 5 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    5

  • Drug use and possession

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

    4

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 2 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    2

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 2 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 1 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 1 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 1 cases of Other drug offences.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Buff Point there were 1 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Buff Point

    1 in 83

    In 2022 in Buff Point your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 83

  • 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

  • Buff Point

    1 in 73

    In 2022 in Buff Point your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 73

  • 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 Buff Point rank in crime?

Buff Point suburb is ranked 17/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Buff Point a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Buff Point?

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

What is the most reported crime in Buff Point?

34 Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour cases were reported in Buff Point in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Buff Point?

Crime in Buff Point has increased by 115% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Buff Point in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Buff Point 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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