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Crime rate in Fairfield Heights, NSW, Australia, 2165

Suburb in Fairfield

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    8,269

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.47 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    285

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    34.47

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    41

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

  • Property Crimes

    81

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    4.96

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    9.80

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    68.53%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    49.54%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 43 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    43

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 41 cases of Theft.

    41

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

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

    38

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 33 cases of Assault and related offences.

    33

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 31 cases of Property damage.

    31

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 21 cases of Deception.

    21

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 21 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    21

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 16 cases of Drug use and possession.

    16

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 8 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    8

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 7 cases of Sexual offences.

    7

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 7 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    7

  • Weapons and explosives offences

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

    5

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 4 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    4

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

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

    4

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 2 cases of Arson.

    2

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    1

  • Other drug offences

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

    1

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

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

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Fairfield Heights

    1 in 202

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 202

  • 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 Heights

    1 in 102

    In 2022 in Fairfield Heights your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 102

  • 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 Heights rank in crime?

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

Is Fairfield Heights a safe suburb?

Fairfield Heights suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Fairfield Heights?

The top crime types in Fairfield Heights are Justice procedures offences, Theft, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Fairfield Heights?

43 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Fairfield Heights in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Fairfield Heights?

Crime in Fairfield Heights has decreased by 14.67% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Fairfield Heights in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Fairfield Heights 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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