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Crime rate in Cobar, NSW, Australia, 2835

Suburb in Cobar

Crime Rank: 31/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    3,603

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    2,186.32 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    447

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    124.06

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    61

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

  • Property Crimes

    151

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    16.93

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    41.91

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    89.87%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    85.27%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 69 cases of Theft.

    69

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 53 cases of Property damage.

    53

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 52 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    52

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 48 cases of Assault and related offences.

    48

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 47 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    47

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 27 cases of Deception.

    27

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 26 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    26

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 24 cases of Drug use and possession.

    24

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 24 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    24

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 23 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    23

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 14 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    14

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 12 cases of Sexual offences.

    12

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 8 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    8

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 7 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    7

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 6 cases of Arson.

    6

  • Other drug offences

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

    3

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Cobar there were 1 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

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

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cobar

    1 in 59

    In 2022 in Cobar your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 59

  • 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

  • Cobar

    1 in 24

    In 2022 in Cobar your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 24

  • 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 Cobar rank in crime?

Cobar suburb is ranked 31/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Cobar a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Cobar?

The top crime types in Cobar are Theft, Property damage, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in Cobar?

69 Theft cases were reported in Cobar in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Cobar?

Crime in Cobar has decreased by 6.68% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Cobar in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Cobar 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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