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Crime rate in Cessnock, NSW, Australia, 2325

Suburb in Cessnock

Crime Rank: 29/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    16,300

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    35.88 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    2,029

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    124.48

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    293

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

  • Property Crimes

    834

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    17.98

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    51.17

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    90.55%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    88.5%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 523 cases of Theft.

    523

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 392 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    392

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 232 cases of Assault and related offences.

    232

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 187 cases of Property damage.

    187

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 151 cases of Deception.

    151

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 147 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    147

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 100 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    100

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 72 cases of Drug use and possession.

    72

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 52 cases of Sexual offences.

    52

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 41 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    41

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 27 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    27

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 24 cases of Arson.

    24

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 18 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    18

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 16 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    16

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 15 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    15

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 11 cases of Other drug offences.

    11

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 6 cases of Robbery.

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 5 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    5

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 5 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    5

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 2 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Cessnock there were 1 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cessnock

    1 in 56

    In 2022 in Cessnock your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 56

  • 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

  • Cessnock

    1 in 20

    In 2022 in Cessnock your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 20

  • 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 Cessnock rank in crime?

Cessnock suburb is ranked 29/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Cessnock a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Cessnock?

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

What is the most reported crime in Cessnock?

523 Theft cases were reported in Cessnock in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Cessnock?

Crime in Cessnock has decreased by 7.31% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Cessnock in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Cessnock 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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