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Crime rate in Charlestown (NSW), NSW, Australia, 2290

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 17/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    13,601

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    7.12 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,134

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    83.38

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    123

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

  • Property Crimes

    497

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    9.04

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    36.54

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    80.02%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    82.56%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 378 cases of Theft.

    378

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 149 cases of Deception.

    149

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 108 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    108

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 93 cases of Assault and related offences.

    93

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 78 cases of Property damage.

    78

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 72 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    72

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 58 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    58

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 41 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    41

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 38 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    38

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 25 cases of Drug use and possession.

    25

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 23 cases of Sexual offences.

    23

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 19 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    19

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    13

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 12 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    12

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 6 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    6

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 5 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    5

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 4 cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Arson

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

    3

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 3 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 3 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 2 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    2

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) there were 1 cases of Other drug offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Charlestown (NSW)

    1 in 111

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 111

  • 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

  • Charlestown (NSW)

    1 in 27

    In 2022 in Charlestown (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 27

  • 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 Charlestown (NSW) rank in crime?

Charlestown (NSW) suburb is ranked 17/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Charlestown (NSW) a safe suburb?

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

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

The top crime types in Charlestown (NSW) are Theft, Deception, Justice procedures offences.

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

378 Theft cases were reported in Charlestown (NSW) in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Charlestown (NSW)?

Crime in Charlestown (NSW) has decreased by 9.35% from 2021 to 2022.

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

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Charlestown (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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