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Crime rate in Callaghan, NSW, Australia, 2308

Suburb in Newcastle

Crime Rank: 13/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,358

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.79 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    94

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    69.22

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    9

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

  • Property Crimes

    39

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.63

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    28.72

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    73.83%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    77.17%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Callaghan there were 28 cases of Theft.

    28

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Callaghan there were 24 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    24

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Callaghan there were 8 cases of Property damage.

    8

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Callaghan there were 7 cases of Assault and related offences.

    7

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Callaghan there were 7 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    7

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Callaghan there were 5 cases of Deception.

    5

  • Drug use and possession

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

    4

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Callaghan there were 3 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    3

  • Sexual offences

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

    2

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    2

  • Miscellaneous offences

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

    2

  • Other drug offences

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

    1

  • Justice procedures offences

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Callaghan

    1 in 151

    In 2022 in Callaghan your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 151

  • 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

  • Callaghan

    1 in 35

    In 2022 in Callaghan your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 35

  • 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 Callaghan rank in crime?

Callaghan suburb is ranked 13/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Callaghan a safe suburb?

Callaghan suburb is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Callaghan?

The top crime types in Callaghan are Theft, Transport regulation offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Callaghan?

28 Theft cases were reported in Callaghan in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Callaghan?

Crime in Callaghan has increased by 8.05% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Callaghan in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Callaghan 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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