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Crime rate in Chester Hill, NSW, Australia, 2162

Suburb in Canterbury-Bankstown

Crime Rank: 14/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    14,007

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    3.98 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    772

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    55.12

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    131

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

  • Property Crimes

    220

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    9.35

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    15.71

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    80.67%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    60.9%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 120 cases of Theft.

    120

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 109 cases of Assault and related offences.

    109

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 72 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    72

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 72 cases of Deception.

    72

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 71 cases of Drug use and possession.

    71

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 64 cases of Property damage.

    64

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 57 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    57

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 53 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    53

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 36 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    36

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 36 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    36

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 25 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    25

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 19 cases of Other drug offences.

    19

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 15 cases of Sexual offences.

    15

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 7 cases of Robbery.

    7

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

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

    5

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 4 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    4

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 4 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    4

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Chester Hill there were 2 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Chester Hill

    1 in 107

    In 2022 in Chester Hill your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 107

  • 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

  • Chester Hill

    1 in 64

    In 2022 in Chester Hill your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 64

  • 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 Chester Hill rank in crime?

Chester Hill suburb is ranked 14/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Chester Hill a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Chester Hill?

The top crime types in Chester Hill are Theft, Assault and related offences, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Chester Hill?

120 Theft cases were reported in Chester Hill in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Chester Hill?

Crime in Chester Hill has decreased by 24.09% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Chester Hill in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Chester Hill 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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