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Crime rate in Cardiff South, NSW, Australia, 2285

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    2,931

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.58 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    91

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    31.05

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    17

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

  • Property Crimes

    27

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.80

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    9.21

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    71.46%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    48.49%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 17 cases of Deception.

    17

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 13 cases of Assault and related offences.

    13

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 13 cases of Property damage.

    13

  • Theft

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

    13

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 11 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    11

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 9 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    9

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 4 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    4

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 3 cases of Sexual offences.

    3

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 3 cases of Drug use and possession.

    3

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Burglary/Break and enter

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

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 1 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 1 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Cardiff South there were 1 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cardiff South

    1 in 172

    In 2022 in Cardiff South your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 172

  • 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 South

    1 in 109

    In 2022 in Cardiff South your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 109

  • 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 South rank in crime?

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

Is Cardiff South a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Cardiff South?

The top crime types in Cardiff South are Deception, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Cardiff South?

17 Deception cases were reported in Cardiff South in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Cardiff South?

Crime in Cardiff South has increased by 46.77% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Cardiff South in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Cardiff South 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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