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Crime rate in Dover Heights, NSW, Australia, 2030

Suburb in Waverley

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    4,044

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    0.95 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    83

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    20.52

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    17

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

  • Property Crimes

    26

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    4.20

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    6.43

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    65.39%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    43.15%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 15 cases of Theft.

    15

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 14 cases of Assault and related offences.

    14

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 13 cases of Deception.

    13

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 13 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    13

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 7 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    7

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 5 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    5

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 4 cases of Property damage.

    4

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 3 cases of Sexual offences.

    3

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 2 cases of Drug use and possession.

    2

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 2 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 2 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 1 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    1

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Dover Heights there were 1 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Dover Heights

    1 in 238

    In 2022 in Dover Heights your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 238

  • 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

  • Dover Heights

    1 in 156

    In 2022 in Dover Heights your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 156

  • 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 Dover Heights rank in crime?

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

Is Dover Heights a safe suburb?

Dover Heights suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Dover Heights?

The top crime types in Dover Heights are Theft, Assault and related offences, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Dover Heights?

15 Theft cases were reported in Dover Heights in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Dover Heights?

Crime in Dover Heights has decreased by 33.06% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Dover Heights in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Dover Heights 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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