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Crime rate in Chatswood, NSW, Australia, 2067

Suburb in Willoughby

Crime Rank: 13/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    25,553

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    5.01 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    2,386

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    93.37

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    200

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

  • Property Crimes

    739

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    7.83

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    28.92

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    77.14%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    77.29%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 596 cases of Theft.

    596

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 498 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    498

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 279 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    279

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 186 cases of Deception.

    186

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 158 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    158

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 133 cases of Assault and related offences.

    133

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 98 cases of Drug use and possession.

    98

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 80 cases of Property damage.

    80

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 68 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    68

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 64 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    64

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 63 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    63

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 56 cases of Sexual offences.

    56

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 34 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    34

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 24 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    24

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 23 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    23

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 10 cases of Other drug offences.

    10

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 10 cases of Robbery.

    10

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Chatswood there were 4 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Chatswood

    1 in 128

    In 2022 in Chatswood your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 128

  • 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

  • Chatswood

    1 in 35

    In 2022 in Chatswood your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 35

  • 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 Chatswood rank in crime?

Chatswood suburb is ranked 13/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Chatswood a safe suburb?

Chatswood suburb is a relatively safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Chatswood?

The top crime types in Chatswood are Theft, Transport regulation offences, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Chatswood?

596 Theft cases were reported in Chatswood in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Chatswood?

Crime in Chatswood has decreased by 5.02% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Chatswood in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Chatswood 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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