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Crime rate in Cooks Hill, NSW, Australia, 2300

Suburb in Newcastle

Crime Rank: 32/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    3,774

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    0.72 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    533

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    141.23

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    67

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

  • Property Crimes

    296

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    17.75

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    78.43

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    90.37%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    93.49%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 183 cases of Theft.

    183

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 60 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    60

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 55 cases of Assault and related offences.

    55

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 53 cases of Property damage.

    53

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 48 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    48

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 39 cases of Deception.

    39

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 23 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    23

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 12 cases of Drug use and possession.

    12

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 11 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    11

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 10 cases of Sexual offences.

    10

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 10 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    10

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 9 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    9

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 8 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    8

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    7

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 2 cases of Other drug offences.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

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

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cooks Hill

    1 in 56

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 56

  • 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

  • Cooks Hill

    1 in 13

    In 2022 in Cooks Hill your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 13

  • 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 Cooks Hill rank in crime?

Cooks Hill suburb is ranked 32/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Cooks Hill a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Cooks Hill?

The top crime types in Cooks Hill are Theft, Burglary/Break and enter, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Cooks Hill?

183 Theft cases were reported in Cooks Hill in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Cooks Hill?

Crime in Cooks Hill has increased by 19.78% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Cooks Hill in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Cooks 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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