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Crime rate in Cameron Park, NSW, Australia, 2285

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 11/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    9,977

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    12.18 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    375

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    37.59

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    68

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

  • Property Crimes

    180

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.82

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    18.04

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    74.41%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    64.81%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 99 cases of Theft.

    99

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 52 cases of Assault and related offences.

    52

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 41 cases of Property damage.

    41

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 40 cases of Deception.

    40

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 37 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    37

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 36 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    36

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 27 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    27

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 14 cases of Sexual offences.

    14

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 9 cases of Drug use and possession.

    9

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 4 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    4

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 3 cases of Arson.

    3

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 3 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 3 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    2

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 2 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Cameron Park there were 1 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cameron Park

    1 in 147

    In 2022 in Cameron Park your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 147

  • 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

  • Cameron Park

    1 in 55

    In 2022 in Cameron Park your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 55

  • 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 Cameron Park rank in crime?

Cameron Park suburb is ranked 11/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Cameron Park a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Cameron Park?

The top crime types in Cameron Park are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Cameron Park?

99 Theft cases were reported in Cameron Park in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Cameron Park?

Crime in Cameron Park has increased by 4.46% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Cameron Park in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Cameron Park 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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