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Crime rate in Fairfield East, NSW, Australia, 2165

Suburb in Fairfield

Crime Rank: 17/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    5,198

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.99 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    331

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    63.68

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    57

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

  • Property Crimes

    126

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    10.97

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    24.24

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    83.32%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    72.88%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 74 cases of Theft.

    74

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 49 cases of Assault and related offences.

    49

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 37 cases of Property damage.

    37

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 34 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    34

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 32 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    32

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 27 cases of Deception.

    27

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 22 cases of Drug use and possession.

    22

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 15 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    15

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 8 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    8

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 6 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    6

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 6 cases of Sexual offences.

    6

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 5 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    5

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 4 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    4

  • Public nuisance offences

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

    3

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 2 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    2

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 2 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    2

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 2 cases of Robbery.

    2

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 1 cases of Other drug offences.

    1

  • Other crimes against the person

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

    1

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Fairfield East there were 1 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Fairfield East

    1 in 91

    In 2022 in Fairfield East your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 91

  • 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

  • Fairfield East

    1 in 41

    In 2022 in Fairfield East 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 Fairfield East rank in crime?

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

Is Fairfield East a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Fairfield East?

The top crime types in Fairfield East are Theft, Assault and related offences, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Fairfield East?

74 Theft cases were reported in Fairfield East in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Fairfield East?

Crime in Fairfield East has decreased by 1.19% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Fairfield East in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Fairfield East 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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