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Crime rate in Cardiff (NSW), NSW, Australia, 2285

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 21/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    6,318

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    5.16 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    823

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    130.26

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    76

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

  • Property Crimes

    219

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    12.03

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    34.66

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    84.86%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    81.6%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 242 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    242

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 137 cases of Theft.

    137

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 102 cases of Deception.

    102

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 58 cases of Assault and related offences.

    58

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 55 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    55

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 54 cases of Property damage.

    54

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 39 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    39

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 27 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    27

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 25 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    25

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 24 cases of Drug use and possession.

    24

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 17 cases of Sexual offences.

    17

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 13 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    13

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 8 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    8

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 7 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    7

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 6 cases of Other drug offences.

    6

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 3 cases of Arson.

    3

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 3 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    3

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) there were 1 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cardiff (NSW)

    1 in 83

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) 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

  • Cardiff (NSW)

    1 in 29

    In 2022 in Cardiff (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 29

  • 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 (NSW) rank in crime?

Cardiff (NSW) suburb is ranked 21/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Cardiff (NSW) a safe suburb?

Cardiff (NSW) suburb is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Cardiff (NSW)?

The top crime types in Cardiff (NSW) are Transport regulation offences, Theft, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Cardiff (NSW)?

242 Transport regulation offences cases were reported in Cardiff (NSW) in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Cardiff (NSW)?

Crime in Cardiff (NSW) has decreased by 4.97% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Cardiff (NSW) in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Cardiff (NSW) 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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