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Crime rate in Evans Head, NSW, Australia, 2473

Suburb in Richmond Valley

Crime Rank: 17/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    2,907

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    22.25 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    203

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    69.83

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    34

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

  • Property Crimes

    93

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    11.70

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    31.99

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    84.44%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    79.72%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 51 cases of Theft.

    51

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 26 cases of Assault and related offences.

    26

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 24 cases of Property damage.

    24

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 18 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    18

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 15 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    15

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 13 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    13

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 13 cases of Drug use and possession.

    13

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 10 cases of Deception.

    10

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 9 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    9

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 6 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    6

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 5 cases of Sexual offences.

    5

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 5 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    5

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 2 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    2

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 2 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 2 cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 1 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Evans Head there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Evans Head

    1 in 86

    In 2022 in Evans Head your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 86

  • 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

  • Evans Head

    1 in 31

    In 2022 in Evans Head your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31

  • 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 Evans Head rank in crime?

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

Is Evans Head a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Evans Head?

The top crime types in Evans Head are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Evans Head?

51 Theft cases were reported in Evans Head in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Evans Head?

Crime in Evans Head has decreased by 12.5% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Evans Head in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Evans Head 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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