Recorded crime reports

BOCSAR produces a quarterly and annual report series examining trends in crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force. These reports focus on statistical trends across a 24-month period. The data were extracted from the Computerised Operational Policing System (COPS) of the NSW Police Force.

TRENDS IN RECORDED CRIMINAL INCIDENTS FOR MAJOR OFFENCES OVER THE 60 MONTHS TO DECEMBER 2017, NSW
Trend result & average annual % change
Offence category  over last 24 months over last 60 months
Murder *Stable Down by 14.1%
Domestic violence related assaultStableStable
Non-domestic violence related assaultStableStable
Sexual assaultStableUp by 5.3%
Indecent assault, act of indecency and other sexual offencesStableUp by 3.4%
Robbery without a weaponStableDown by 12.5%
Robbery with a firearmStableDown by 20.5%
Robbery with a weapon not a firearmStableDown by 11.7%
Break and enter dwellingDown by 6.5%Down by 5.8%
Break and enter non-dwellingDown by 9.8%
Down by 7.8%
Motor vehicle theftStableDown by 4.7%
Steal from motor vehicleStableDown by 3.4%
Steal from retail storeUp by 3.9%Up by 2.9%
Steal from dwellingStableDown by 2.6%
Steal from personDown by 8.3%Down by 10.8%
FraudDown by 4.8%Stable
Malicious damage to propertyStableDown by 5.4%

 

Archived NSW Recorded Crime Statistics

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