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Crime rate in East Maitland, NSW, Australia, 2323

Suburb in Maitland

Crime Rank: 28/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    11,860

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    15.94 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    1,645

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    138.70

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    210

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

  • Property Crimes

    620

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    17.71

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    52.28

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    90.34%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    88.85%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 413 cases of Theft.

    413

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 248 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    248

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 163 cases of Assault and related offences.

    163

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 152 cases of Property damage.

    152

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 123 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    123

  • Deception

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 115 cases of Deception.

    115

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 97 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    97

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 57 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    57

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 53 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    53

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 48 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    48

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 47 cases of Drug use and possession.

    47

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 40 cases of Sexual offences.

    40

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 29 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    29

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 28 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    28

  • Other government regulatory offences

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

    9

  • Arson

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 7 cases of Arson.

    7

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 5 cases of Robbery.

    5

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    3

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 3 cases of Other drug offences.

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 2 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in East Maitland there were 2 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • East Maitland

    1 in 56

    In 2022 in East Maitland your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 56

  • 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 Maitland

    1 in 19

    In 2022 in East Maitland your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 19

  • 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 East Maitland rank in crime?

East Maitland suburb is ranked 28/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is East Maitland a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in East Maitland?

The top crime types in East Maitland are Theft, Transport regulation offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in East Maitland?

413 Theft cases were reported in East Maitland in 2022.

Is crime increasing in East Maitland?

Crime in East Maitland has increased by 9.81% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in East Maitland in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in East Maitland 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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