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Crime rate in Dee Why, NSW, Australia, 2099

Suburb in Northern Beaches

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    23,354

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    3.08 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,251

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    53.57

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    142

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

  • Property Crimes

    384

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.08

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    16.44

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    72.38%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    62.18%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 363 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    363

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 245 cases of Theft.

    245

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 115 cases of Deception.

    115

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 110 cases of Assault and related offences.

    110

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 98 cases of Property damage.

    98

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 59 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    59

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 57 cases of Drug use and possession.

    57

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 35 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    35

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 26 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    26

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 25 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    25

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 23 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    23

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 21 cases of Sexual offences.

    21

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 20 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    20

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 15 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    15

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 9 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    9

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 8 cases of Other drug offences.

    8

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 7 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    7

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 6 cases of Arson.

    6

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 4 cases of Robbery.

    4

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 3 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Dee Why there were 2 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Dee Why

    1 in 164

    In 2022 in Dee Why your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 164

  • 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

  • Dee Why

    1 in 61

    In 2022 in Dee Why your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 61

  • 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 Dee Why rank in crime?

Dee Why suburb is ranked 10/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Dee Why a safe suburb?

Dee Why suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Dee Why?

The top crime types in Dee Why are Justice procedures offences, Theft, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Dee Why?

363 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Dee Why in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Dee Why?

Crime in Dee Why has decreased by 7.06% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Dee Why in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Dee Why 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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