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Crime rate in Cataract, NSW, Australia, 2560

Suburb in Wollongong

Crime Rank: 50/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    4

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    204.65 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    23

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    5,750.00

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    2

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

  • Property Crimes

    7

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    500.00

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    1,750.00

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    99.74%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    99.6%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 5 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    5

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 5 cases of Theft.

    5

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 3 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    3

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 2 cases of Assault and related offences.

    2

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 2 cases of Drug use and possession.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 1 cases of Property damage.

    1

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 1 cases of Deception.

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    1

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 1 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Cataract there were 1 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cataract

    1 in 2

    In 2022 in Cataract your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2

  • 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

  • Cataract

    1 in 1

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

  • 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 Cataract rank in crime?

Cataract suburb is ranked 50/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Cataract a safe suburb?

Cataract suburb is a relatively unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Cataract?

The top crime types in Cataract are Theft, Public nuisance offences, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Cataract?

5 Theft cases were reported in Cataract in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Cataract?

Crime in Cataract has decreased by 65.15% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Cataract in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Cataract 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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