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Crime rate in Cowra, NSW, Australia, 2794

Suburb in Cowra

Crime Rank: 31/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    10,145

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    885.43 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,133

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    111.68

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    202

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

  • Property Crimes

    415

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    19.91

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    40.91

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    91.65%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    84.84%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 209 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    209

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 173 cases of Assault and related offences.

    173

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 167 cases of Theft.

    167

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 121 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    121

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 116 cases of Property damage.

    116

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 95 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    95

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 64 cases of Deception.

    64

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 35 cases of Drug use and possession.

    35

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 31 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    31

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 25 cases of Sexual offences.

    25

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 21 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    21

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 18 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    18

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 15 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    15

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 13 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    13

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 11 cases of Arson.

    11

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 6 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    6

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 6 cases of Other drug offences.

    6

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 4 cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Cowra there were 3 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Cowra

    1 in 50

    In 2022 in Cowra your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 50

  • 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

  • Cowra

    1 in 24

    In 2022 in Cowra 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 Cowra rank in crime?

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

Is Cowra a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Cowra?

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

What is the most reported crime in Cowra?

209 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Cowra in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Cowra?

Crime in Cowra has decreased by 18.78% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Cowra in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Cowra 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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