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Crime rate in Empire Bay, NSW, Australia, 2257

Suburb in Central Coast (NSW)

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    2,522

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    3.97 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    58

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    23.00

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    15

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

  • Property Crimes
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    16

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    5.95

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    6.34

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes
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    69.63%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes
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    40.16%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

5 year Empire Bay crime trends

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Empire Bay crime compared

Top crime types in Empire Bay:


  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 12 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    12

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 8 reported cases of Theft.

    8

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 8 reported cases of Deception.

    8

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 7 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    7

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 6 reported cases of Property damage.

    6

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 5 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    5

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 3 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    3

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 2 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    2

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 2 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 1 reported cases of Robbery.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 1 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 1 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 1 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Empire Bay there were 1 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Empire Bay

    1 in 168

    In 2023 in Empire Bay your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 168

  • NSW

    1 in 87

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 87

  • Australia

    1 in 95

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • Empire Bay

    1 in 158

    In 2023 in Empire Bay your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 158

  • NSW

    1 in 41

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 41

  • Australia

    1 in 28

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 28

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does Empire Bay rank in crime?

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

Is Empire Bay a safe suburb?

Empire Bay suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Empire Bay?

The top crime types in Empire Bay are Assault and related offences, Theft, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Empire Bay?

12 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Empire Bay in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Empire Bay?

Crime in Empire Bay has decreased by 20.55% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Empire Bay in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Empire Bay in 2023.

The data is based on annual 2023 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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