Local Government Area

New South Wales

  • Abduction and kidnapping

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 402 373 407
    234,278,327,454,401,370,467,379,357,400,400,402,373,407
    8.35 1.23 12.29 -11.55
    8.35,1.23,12.29,-11.55
    by month|rates
  • Against justice procedures

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    Breach Apprehended Violence Order 11,553 11,941 11,581
    3741,5877,8105,9897,9639,11073,12030,12430,12726,11862,11862,11553,11941,11581
    -3.11 0.24 -9.89 14.54
    -3.11,0.24,-9.89,14.54
    by month|rates
    Breach bail conditions 15,121 18,709 23,586
    1639,2120,2511,3318,4503,4947,7114,7964,9121,11666,11666,15121,18709,23586
    20.68 35.89 61.33 85.93
    20.68,35.89,61.33,85.93
    by month|rates
    Escape custody 261 223 215
    361,395,421,435,427,376,403,311,299,249,249,261,223,215
    -3.72 -21.4 -39.07 -102.33
    -3.72,-21.4,-39.07,-102.33
    by month|rates
    Fail to appear 597 724 877
    1879,2439,2158,1683,1571,1707,2173,2088,1326,627,627,597,724,877
    17.45 31.93 -51.2 -91.9
    17.45,31.93,-51.2,-91.9
    by month|rates
    Other offences against justice procedures 669 642 683
    4263,5998,4165,1977,1878,2044,2092,2340,1417,660,660,669,642,683
    6 2.05 -107.47 -189.46
    6,2.05,-107.47,-189.46
    by month|rates
    Resist or hinder officer 6,745 7,399 7,787
    3705,3908,4194,5360,7010,6443,7354,7175,6263,6425,6425,6745,7399,7787
    4.98 13.38 19.57 31.17
    4.98,13.38,19.57,31.17
    by month|rates
  • Arson

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 7,783 7,105 7,262
    3166,4456,4750,4692,4954,6157,7399,6816,5448,6524,6524,7783,7105,7262
    2.16 -7.17 24.98 35.39
    2.16,-7.17,24.98,35.39
    by month|rates
  • Assault

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    Assault Police 2,795 2,739 2,855
    1876,2156,2547,3002,2899,2742,3200,3027,2848,2841,2841,2795,2739,2855
    4.06 2.1 0.25 -5.15
    4.06,2.1,0.25,-5.15
    by month|rates
    Domestic violence related 26,861 27,542 25,862
    8419,13961,16629,17811,17898,20493,23283,25471,26534,26235,26235,26861,27542,25862
    -6.5 -3.86 -2.6 31.13
    -6.5,-3.86,-2.6,31.13
    by month|rates
    Non-domestic violence related 42,834 43,651 43,340
    28837,32752,35128,37859,37849,39562,42682,43781,43037,42642,42642,42834,43651,43340
    -0.72 1.17 0.7 12.65
    -0.72,1.17,0.7,12.65
    by month|rates
  • Betting and gaming offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 393 329 309
    50,114,64,28,13,10,24,75,167,132,132,393,329,309
    -6.47 -27.18 45.95 90.94
    -6.47,-27.18,45.95,90.94
    by month|rates
  • Blackmail and extortion

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 72 60 86
    17,31,63,70,66,56,57,55,57,60,60,72,60,86
    30.23 16.28 33.72 18.6
    30.23,16.28,33.72,18.6
    by month|rates
  • Disorderly conduct

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    Criminal intent 1,542 1,562 1,503
    1757,1790,2120,2409,2290,2447,2847,2325,1935,1630,1630,1542,1562,1503
    -3.93 -2.59 -28.74 -60.28
    -3.93,-2.59,-28.74,-60.28
    by month|rates
    Offensive conduct 5,933 7,063 8,724
    2919,2934,2951,3397,3867,3806,4274,4902,5070,5948,5948,5933,7063,8724
    19.04 31.99 41.88 61.06
    19.04,31.99,41.88,61.06
    by month|rates
    Offensive language 5,463 5,758 6,676
    4861,4781,4940,6188,6892,5469,6006,5784,5519,5922,5922,5463,5758,6676
    13.75 18.17 17.33 7.31
    13.75,18.17,17.33,7.31
    by month|rates
    Trespass 8,612 9,307 9,231
    2959,3636,4167,5419,7270,7508,7194,7915,7942,8561,8561,8612,9307,9231
    -0.82 6.71 13.96 41.3
    -0.82,6.71,13.96,41.3
    by month|rates
  • Driving offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    Culpable driving 0 0 0
    54,67,139,211,199,220,208,184,0,0,0,0,0,0
    nc nc nc nc
    ,,,
    by month|rates
    Drive in a manner or with speed dangerous 0 0 0
    1731,2054,2035,2351,2693,2992,3096,2939,0,0,0,0,0,0
    nc nc nc nc
    ,,,
    by month|rates
    Drive while disqualified 0 0 0
    5393,6571,7970,11424,16245,17380,19076,18729,0,0,0,0,0,0
    nc nc nc nc
    ,,,
    by month|rates
    Other driving offences 0 0 0
    18624,21140,24327,29707,39265,87276,511612,553041,0,0,0,0,0,0
    nc nc nc nc
    ,,,
    by month|rates
    PCA 0 0 0
    14863,16624,16507,18633,23028,23557,23933,25414,0,0,0,0,0,0
    nc nc nc nc
    ,,,
    by month|rates
  • Drug offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    Cultivating cannabis 1,034 1,090 1,188
    2802,2797,2666,2291,1939,1662,1583,1521,1547,1246,1246,1034,1090,1188
    8.25 12.96 -30.22 -92.85
    8.25,12.96,-30.22,-92.85
    by month|rates
    Dealing, trafficking in amphetamines 760 779 817
    302,230,273,324,402,572,824,674,629,754,754,760,779,817
    4.65 6.98 23.01 60.34
    4.65,6.98,23.01,60.34
    by month|rates
    Dealing, trafficking in cannabis 518 456 535
    1208,1223,1029,1094,989,881,1031,734,674,621,621,518,456,535
    14.77 3.18 -25.98 -104.49
    14.77,3.18,-25.98,-104.49
    by month|rates
    Dealing, trafficking in cocaine 146 115 140
    76,103,108,124,205,100,255,115,41,99,99,146,115,140
    17.86 -4.29 70.71 11.43
    17.86,-4.29,70.71,11.43
    by month|rates
    Dealing, trafficking in ecstasy 405 360 435
    27,33,58,63,103,128,204,272,255,456,456,405,360,435
    17.24 6.9 41.38 85.52
    17.24,6.9,41.38,85.52
    by month|rates
    Dealing, trafficking in narcotics 296 182 277
    730,637,706,761,864,860,467,524,545,376,376,296,182,277
    34.3 -6.86 -96.75 -174.73
    34.3,-6.86,-96.75,-174.73
    by month|rates
    Dealing, trafficking in other drugs 83 93 106
    83,96,70,95,66,66,68,68,64,85,85,83,93,106
    12.26 21.7 39.62 10.38
    12.26,21.7,39.62,10.38
    by month|rates
    Importing drugs 26 18 26
    11,9,42,26,32,27,24,38,46,40,40,26,18,26
    nc 0 -76.92 0
    ,0,-76.92,0
    by month|rates
    Manufacture drug 49 48 50
    10,20,20,37,56,62,63,71,63,66,66,49,48,50
    4 2 -26 26
    4,2,-26,26
    by month|rates
    Other drug offences 2,787 2,911 3,143
    2288,2607,2919,3108,2990,2726,3101,3077,3112,2713,2713,2787,2911,3143
    7.38 11.33 0.99 1.11
    7.38,11.33,0.99,1.11
    by month|rates
    Possession and/or use of amphetamines 2,371 2,688 2,679
    787,619,846,1199,1653,1816,2164,1620,1858,2058,2058,2371,2688,2679
    -0.34 11.5 30.65 55.24
    -0.34,11.5,30.65,55.24
    by month|rates
    Possession and/or use of cannabis 12,110 12,322 14,735
    9060,9742,10459,11278,11494,11069,14486,11565,11386,11654,11654,12110,12322,14735
    16.38 17.81 22.73 23.46
    16.38,17.81,22.73,23.46
    by month|rates
    Possession and/or use of cocaine 317 304 482
    137,117,156,280,200,208,469,211,117,233,233,317,304,482
    36.93 34.23 75.73 41.91
    36.93,34.23,75.73,41.91
    by month|rates
    Possession and/or use of ecstasy 903 1,072 1,779
    50,62,80,127,196,314,444,455,442,775,775,903,1072,1779
    39.74 49.24 75.15 92.86
    39.74,49.24,75.15,92.86
    by month|rates
    Possession and/or use of narcotics 599 792 818
    1296,1541,1895,3020,3013,2483,1102,948,904,859,859,599,792,818
    3.18 26.77 -10.51 -269.19
    3.18,26.77,-10.51,-269.19
    by month|rates
    Possession and/or use of other drugs 1,140 1,318 1,684
    272,371,401,500,451,457,507,494,664,1000,1000,1140,1318,1684
    21.73 32.3 60.57 70.31
    21.73,32.3,60.57,70.31
    by month|rates
  • Harassment, threatening behaviour and private nuisance

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 23,043 24,941 24,838
    5849,8537,10429,11816,12402,14359,16036,16057,18118,21996,21996,23043,24941,24838
    -0.41 7.23 27.06 52.43
    -0.41,7.23,27.06,52.43
    by month|rates
  • Homicide

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    Attempted murder 65 52 51
    67,87,91,110,113,123,161,102,95,51,51,65,52,51
    -1.96 -27.45 -86.27 -115.69
    -1.96,-27.45,-86.27,-115.69
    by month|rates
    Driving causing death 0 0 0
    32,31,90,103,92,129,113,109,0,0,0,0,0,0
    nc nc nc nc
    ,,,
    by month|rates
    Manslaughter 5 8 6
    7,16,14,29,9,13,12,11,9,3,3,5,8,6
    nc nc nc nc
    ,,,
    by month|rates
    Murder 97 79 75
    114,106,112,100,123,103,104,97,92,81,81,97,79,75
    -5.33 -29.33 -22.67 -33.33
    -5.33,-29.33,-22.67,-33.33
    by month|rates
    Murder accessory, conspiracy 8 4 7
    6,6,4,3,13,7,6,6,7,13,13,8,4,7
    nc nc nc nc
    ,,,
    by month|rates
  • Liquor offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 15,329 18,054 17,912
    1060,1562,2293,3884,5310,6799,7771,12522,13252,13500,13500,15329,18054,17912
    -0.79 14.42 26.02 78.32
    -0.79,14.42,26.02,78.32
    by month|rates
  • Malicious damage to property

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 109,155 107,684 109,438
    71817,78853,79731,89685,92264,94564,96781,93758,94819,103513,103513,109155,107684,109438
    1.6 0.26 13.36 18.05
    1.6,0.26,13.36,18.05
    by month|rates
  • Other offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 16,498 15,608 15,569
    7019,8140,8624,9647,11116,13707,17040,18555,20763,17570,17570,16498,15608,15569
    -0.25 -5.97 -33.36 38.04
    -0.25,-5.97,-33.36,38.04
    by month|rates
  • Other offences against the person

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 1,692 1,690 1,479
    927,785,712,701,801,795,994,1130,1270,1515,1515,1692,1690,1479
    -14.27 -14.4 14.13 52.6
    -14.27,-14.4,14.13,52.6
    by month|rates
  • Pornography offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 106 159 125
    30,33,21,34,53,51,55,76,93,114,114,106,159,125
    -27.2 15.2 25.6 72.8
    -27.2,15.2,25.6,72.8
    by month|rates
  • Prohibited and regulated weapons offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 8,107 8,369 8,642
    3920,4333,4524,4734,8982,8861,9989,9449,9206,7903,7903,8107,8369,8642
    3.16 6.19 -6.53 45.22
    3.16,6.19,-6.53,45.22
    by month|rates
  • Prostitution offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 186 208 208
    470,375,287,367,363,386,845,561,335,253,253,186,208,208
    0 10.58 -61.06 -76.44
    0,10.58,-61.06,-76.44
    by month|rates
  • Robbery

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    Robbery with a firearm 562 551 380
    726,892,1234,987,780,722,992,805,793,490,490,562,551,380
    -45 -47.89 -108.68 -159.74
    -45,-47.89,-108.68,-159.74
    by month|rates
    Robbery with a weapon not a firearm 2,509 2,344 1,897
    1922,2359,4125,5130,4213,4459,5229,3486,2971,2668,2668,2509,2344,1897
    -23.56 -32.26 -56.62 -170.43
    -23.56,-32.26,-56.62,-170.43
    by month|rates
    Robbery without a weapon 4,941 4,881 4,590
    4601,5067,6526,6700,6658,7284,8055,6614,6270,5152,5152,4941,4881,4590
    -6.34 -7.65 -36.6 -45.97
    -6.34,-7.65,-36.6,-45.97
    by month|rates
  • Sexual offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    Indecent assault, act of indecency and other sexual offences 5,400 5,203 5,223
    4337,5211,6156,5310,4874,5408,5217,5763,5422,5591,5591,5400,5203,5223
    0.38 -3.39 -3.81 -1.67
    0.38,-3.39,-3.81,-1.67
    by month|rates
    Sexual assault 4,028 4,182 4,190
    2272,2973,3601,3291,3201,3615,3771,3758,3968,4109,4109,4028,4182,4190
    0.19 3.87 5.3 21.46
    0.19,3.87,5.3,21.46
    by month|rates
  • Theft

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    Break and enter - dwelling 48,038 47,610 44,782
    61336,74546,79838,85768,77852,82427,80121,70042,62327,49935,49935,48038,47610,44782
    -6.32 -7.27 -39.18 -91.52
    -6.32,-7.27,-39.18,-91.52
    by month|rates
    Break and enter - non-dwelling 27,153 24,411 22,889
    40393,43551,45467,48772,45995,50470,52328,41523,36374,27649,27649,27153,24411,22889
    -6.65 -18.63 -58.91 -113.08
    -6.65,-18.63,-58.91,-113.08
    by month|rates
    Fraud 34,725 33,249 38,466
    17490,21702,23933,26224,27011,27607,33328,35118,30809,34048,34048,34725,33249,38466
    13.56 9.73 19.91 31.83
    13.56,9.73,19.91,31.83
    by month|rates
    Motor vehicle theft 28,441 26,924 24,523
    47078,49187,55539,53851,48401,52624,53932,42078,34898,29171,29171,28441,26924,24523
    -9.79 -15.98 -42.31 -119.59
    -9.79,-15.98,-42.31,-119.59
    by month|rates
    Other theft 42,486 40,291 37,745
    45962,52231,54078,58286,65063,73863,70514,60178,54647,44109,44109,42486,40291,37745
    -6.75 -12.56 -44.78 -54.42
    -6.75,-12.56,-44.78,-54.42
    by month|rates
    Receiving or handling stolen goods 6,016 5,982 5,826
    6160,7428,9174,11206,11834,11955,11816,10721,9441,6643,6643,6016,5982,5826
    -2.68 -3.26 -62.05 -92.34
    -2.68,-3.26,-62.05,-92.34
    by month|rates
    Steal from dwelling 24,313 23,000 21,747
    25390,28420,28586,30984,30421,32279,31623,30519,29339,25149,25149,24313,23000,21747
    -5.76 -11.8 -34.91 -42.47
    -5.76,-11.8,-34.91,-42.47
    by month|rates
    Steal from motor vehicle 58,245 62,169 57,816
    55896,63771,71079,75497,77948,91313,90686,76578,65448,54616,54616,58245,62169,57816
    -7.53 -0.74 -13.2 -30.58
    -7.53,-0.74,-13.2,-30.58
    by month|rates
    Steal from person 11,963 11,928 10,467
    9827,9939,10864,11631,11592,12972,16656,20003,18757,12622,12622,11963,11928,10467
    -13.96 -14.29 -79.2 -11.12
    -13.96,-14.29,-79.2,-11.12
    by month|rates
    Steal from retail store 18,110 18,399 19,843
    22957,22619,21492,21112,21081,21283,20828,22581,22477,18465,18465,18110,18399,19843
    7.28 8.73 -13.27 -6.4
    7.28,8.73,-13.27,-6.4
    by month|rates
    Stock theft 596 587 569
    896,808,763,785,790,757,944,854,955,654,654,596,587,569
    -3.16 -4.75 -67.84 -37.96
    -3.16,-4.75,-67.84,-37.96
    by month|rates
  • Transport regulatory offences

    Offence Number of incidents (Jan - Dec) % Change  
      2006 2007 2008 10 year 1y 2y 5y 10y Summary  
    All 34,576 36,537 39,482
    749,857,609,863,2581,4748,8142,24504,43824,36900,36900,34576,36537,39482
    7.46 12.43 -11 97.81
    7.46,12.43,-11,97.81
    by month|rates

Notes:
nc = Not calculated where less than 20 incidents occurred.