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Crime rate in Cardiff Heights, NSW, Australia, 2285

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,384

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.25 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    44

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    31.79

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    7

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

  • Property Crimes

    18

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.06

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    13.01

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    68.86%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    56.02%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Cardiff Heights there were 13 cases of Theft.

    13

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff Heights there were 8 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    8

  • Assault and related offences

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

    7

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Cardiff Heights there were 7 cases of Deception.

    7

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Cardiff Heights there were 4 cases of Property damage.

    4

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Cardiff Heights there were 3 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    3

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Cardiff Heights there were 1 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    1

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Cardiff Heights there were 1 cases of Drug use and possession.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cardiff Heights

    1 in 198

    In 2022 in Cardiff Heights your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 198

  • 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

  • Cardiff Heights

    1 in 77

    In 2022 in Cardiff Heights your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 77

  • 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 Cardiff Heights rank in crime?

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

Is Cardiff Heights a safe suburb?

Cardiff Heights suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Cardiff Heights?

The top crime types in Cardiff Heights are Theft, Justice procedures offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Cardiff Heights?

13 Theft cases were reported in Cardiff Heights in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Cardiff Heights?

Crime in Cardiff Heights has increased by 12.82% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Cardiff Heights in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Cardiff Heights 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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