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Crime rate in Caves Beach, NSW, Australia, 2281

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    4,016

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    2.43 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    125

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    31.13

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    22

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

  • Property Crimes

    43

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.48

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    10.71

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    70.45%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    51.34%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 19 cases of Property damage.

    19

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 18 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    18

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 17 cases of Deception.

    17

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 16 cases of Assault and related offences.

    16

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 15 cases of Theft.

    15

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 13 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    13

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 8 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    8

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 6 cases of Sexual offences.

    6

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 4 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    4

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 3 cases of Other drug offences.

    3

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 3 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 1 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Caves Beach there were 1 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Caves Beach

    1 in 183

    In 2022 in Caves Beach your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 183

  • 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

  • Caves Beach

    1 in 93

    In 2022 in Caves Beach your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 93

  • 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 Caves Beach rank in crime?

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

Is Caves Beach a safe suburb?

Caves Beach suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Caves Beach?

The top crime types in Caves Beach are Property damage, Justice procedures offences, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Caves Beach?

19 Property damage cases were reported in Caves Beach in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Caves Beach?

Crime in Caves Beach has increased by 0.81% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Caves Beach in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Caves Beach 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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