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Crime rate in East Ballina, NSW, Australia, 2478

Suburb in Ballina

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    5,882

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    6.50 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    213

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    36.21

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    32

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

  • Property Crimes

    76

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.44

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    12.92

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    70.29%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    55.84%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 53 cases of Theft.

    53

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 27 cases of Assault and related offences.

    27

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 25 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    25

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 19 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    19

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 16 cases of Property damage.

    16

  • Deception

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 15 cases of Deception.

    15

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 13 cases of Drug use and possession.

    13

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 9 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    9

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 7 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    7

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 6 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    6

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 5 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    5

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 5 cases of Sexual offences.

    5

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 5 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    5

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 2 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    2

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 2 cases of Other drug offences.

    2

  • Arson

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 2 cases of Arson.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in East Ballina there were 1 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • East Ballina

    1 in 184

    In 2022 in East Ballina your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 184

  • 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

  • East Ballina

    1 in 77

    In 2022 in East Ballina your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 77

  • 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

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does East Ballina rank in crime?

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

Is East Ballina a safe suburb?

East Ballina suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in East Ballina?

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

What is the most reported crime in East Ballina?

53 Theft cases were reported in East Ballina in 2022.

Is crime increasing in East Ballina?

Crime in East Ballina has increased by 19.66% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in East Ballina in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in East Ballina 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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