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Crime rate in Edgeworth, NSW, Australia, 2285

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 17/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    6,401

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    6.02 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    437

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    68.27

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    58

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

  • Property Crimes

    158

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    9.06

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    24.68

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    80.05%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    73.5%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 72 cases of Theft.

    72

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 64 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    64

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 60 cases of Deception.

    60

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 57 cases of Property damage.

    57

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 42 cases of Assault and related offences.

    42

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 38 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    38

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 25 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    25

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 14 cases of Drug use and possession.

    14

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 13 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    13

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 12 cases of Sexual offences.

    12

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 12 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    12

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 4 cases of Arson.

    4

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 4 cases of Other drug offences.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 4 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    4

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    3

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 3 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    3

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 3 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    3

  • Blackmail and extortion

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

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 1 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 1 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    1

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Edgeworth there were 1 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Edgeworth

    1 in 110

    In 2022 in Edgeworth your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 110

  • 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

  • Edgeworth

    1 in 41

    In 2022 in Edgeworth your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 41

  • 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 Edgeworth rank in crime?

Edgeworth suburb is ranked 17/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Edgeworth a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Edgeworth?

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

What is the most reported crime in Edgeworth?

72 Theft cases were reported in Edgeworth in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Edgeworth?

Crime in Edgeworth has decreased by 23.06% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Edgeworth in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Edgeworth 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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