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Crime rate in Fairy Meadow, NSW, Australia, 2519

Suburb in Wollongong

Crime Rank: 16/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    7,512

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    3.42 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    577

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    76.81

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    79

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

  • Property Crimes

    214

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    10.52

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    28.49

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    82.6%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    76.89%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 132 cases of Theft.

    132

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 83 cases of Transport regulation offences.

    83

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 63 cases of Assault and related offences.

    63

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 57 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    57

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 52 cases of Property damage.

    52

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 36 cases of Deception.

    36

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 30 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    30

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 26 cases of Drug use and possession.

    26

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 24 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    24

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 14 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    14

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 14 cases of Sexual offences.

    14

  • Other drug offences

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 10 cases of Other drug offences.

    10

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 8 cases of Public nuisance offences.

    8

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 8 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    8

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 7 cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    7

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 6 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    6

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 3 cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    3

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 2 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 1 cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    1

  • Robbery

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow there were 1 cases of Robbery.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Fairy Meadow

    1 in 95

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95

  • 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

  • Fairy Meadow

    1 in 35

    In 2022 in Fairy Meadow your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 35

  • 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 Fairy Meadow rank in crime?

Fairy Meadow suburb is ranked 16/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Fairy Meadow a safe suburb?

Fairy Meadow suburb is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Fairy Meadow?

The top crime types in Fairy Meadow are Theft, Transport regulation offences, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in Fairy Meadow?

132 Theft cases were reported in Fairy Meadow in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Fairy Meadow?

Crime in Fairy Meadow has decreased by 19.86% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Fairy Meadow in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Fairy Meadow 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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