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Crime rate in Fairfield (NSW), NSW, Australia, 2165

Suburb in Fairfield

Crime Rank: 24/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    18,596

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    4.43 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    2,514

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    135.19

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    311

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

  • Property Crimes

    470

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    16.72

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    25.27

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    89.77%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    74.17%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 779 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    779

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 299 cases of Theft.

    299

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 231 cases of Assault and related offences.

    231

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 194 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    194

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 181 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    181

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 145 cases of Drug use and possession.

    145

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 133 cases of Property damage.

    133

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 124 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    124

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 108 cases of Deception.

    108

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 72 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    72

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 64 cases of Sexual offences.

    64

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 46 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    46

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 35 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    35

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 34 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    34

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 17 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    17

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 13 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    13

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 13 cases of Other drug offences.

    13

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 11 cases of Robbery.

    11

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 6 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    6

  • Abduction and related offences

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 4 cases of Abduction and related offences.

    4

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 3 cases of Arson.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 1 cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    1

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Fairfield (NSW)

    1 in 60

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 60

  • 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 (NSW)

    1 in 40

    In 2022 in Fairfield (NSW) your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 40

  • 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 (NSW) rank in crime?

Fairfield (NSW) suburb is ranked 24/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Fairfield (NSW) a safe suburb?

Fairfield (NSW) suburb is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Fairfield (NSW)?

The top crime types in Fairfield (NSW) are Justice procedures offences, Theft, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Fairfield (NSW)?

779 Justice procedures offences cases were reported in Fairfield (NSW) in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Fairfield (NSW)?

Crime in Fairfield (NSW) has decreased by 9.73% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Fairfield (NSW) in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Fairfield (NSW) 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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