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Crime rate in Darkes Forest, NSW, Australia, 2508

Suburb in Wollongong

Crime Rank: 19/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    95

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    25.55 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    9

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    94.74

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    1

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

  • Property Crimes

    4

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    10.53

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    42.11

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    82.61%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    85.3%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Darkes Forest there were 4 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    4

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Darkes Forest there were 2 cases of Property damage.

    2

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Darkes Forest there were 1 cases of Assault and related offences.

    1

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Darkes Forest there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Darkes Forest there were 1 cases of Theft.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Darkes Forest

    1 in 95

    In 2022 in Darkes Forest your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95

  • 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

  • Darkes Forest

    1 in 24

    In 2022 in Darkes Forest 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 Darkes Forest rank in crime?

Darkes Forest suburb is ranked 19/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Darkes Forest a safe suburb?

Darkes Forest suburb is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Darkes Forest?

The top crime types in Darkes Forest are Miscellaneous offences, Property damage, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Darkes Forest?

4 Miscellaneous offences cases were reported in Darkes Forest in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Darkes Forest?

Crime in Darkes Forest has increased by 125% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Darkes Forest in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Darkes Forest 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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