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Crime rate in Fernhill, NSW, Australia, 2519

Suburb in Wollongong

Crime Rank: 20/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    987

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    0.36 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    54

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    54.71

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    14

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

  • Property Crimes

    19

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

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    14.18

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    19.25

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    87.55%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    66.77%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 10 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    10

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 9 cases of Assault and related offences.

    9

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 9 cases of Theft.

    9

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 7 cases of Property damage.

    7

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 5 cases of Sexual offences.

    5

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 4 cases of Deception.

    4

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 3 cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    3

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 3 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    3

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 2 cases of Drug use and possession.

    2

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

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

    1

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Fernhill there were 1 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Fernhill

    1 in 71

    In 2022 in Fernhill your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 71

  • 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

  • Fernhill

    1 in 52

    In 2022 in Fernhill your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 52

  • 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 Fernhill rank in crime?

Fernhill suburb is ranked 20/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Fernhill a safe suburb?

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

What are the main crime problems in Fernhill?

The top crime types in Fernhill are Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour, Assault and related offences, Theft.

What is the most reported crime in Fernhill?

10 Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour cases were reported in Fernhill in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Fernhill?

Crime in Fernhill has decreased by 12.9% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Fernhill in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Fernhill 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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