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Crime rate in Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia, 2450

Suburb in Coffs Harbour

Crime Rank: 44/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    27,089

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    46.05 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    4,960

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    183.10

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    811

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

  • Property Crimes

    1,584

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    29.94

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    58.47

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    95.06%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    90.43%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 1,003 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    1,003

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 938 cases of Theft.

    938

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 683 cases of Assault and related offences.

    683

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 423 cases of Property damage.

    423

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 380 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    380

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 288 cases of Drug use and possession.

    288

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 229 cases of Deception.

    229

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 215 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    215

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 195 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    195

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 144 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    144

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 111 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    111

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 106 cases of Sexual offences.

    106

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 76 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    76

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 62 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    62

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 33 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    33

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 22 cases of Other drug offences.

    22

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 20 cases of Robbery.

    20

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 17 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    17

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 8 cases of Arson.

    8

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    5

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour there were 1 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Coffs Harbour

    1 in 33

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 33

  • 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

  • Coffs Harbour

    1 in 17

    In 2022 in Coffs Harbour your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 17

  • 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 Coffs Harbour rank in crime?

Coffs Harbour suburb is ranked 44/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Coffs Harbour a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Coffs Harbour?

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

What is the most reported crime in Coffs Harbour?

1,003 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Coffs Harbour in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Coffs Harbour?

Crime in Coffs Harbour has increased by 4.38% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Coffs Harbour in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Coffs Harbour 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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