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 MARCH 2019, NSW
Trend result & average annual % change
Offence category  over last 24 months over last 60 months
Murder *Up by 39.6%Stable
Domestic violence related assaultUp by 6.0%Stable
Non-domestic violence related assaultStableStable
Sexual assaultStableUp by 4.7%
Indecent assault, act of indecency and other sexual offences Up by 5.8%Up by 6.0%
Robbery without a weaponStableDown by 5.4%
Robbery with a firearmStableDown by 10.9%
Robbery with a weapon not a firearmStableDown by 7.1%
Break and enter dwellingStableDown by 6.2%
Break and enter non-dwelling Stable                         Down by 5.7%
Motor vehicle theft Stable           Down by 3.0%
Steal from motor vehicle StableDown by 2.8%
Steal from retail storeStableUp by 5.1%
Steal from dwelling StableDown by 4.2%
Steal from person StableDown by 9.0%
Fraud StableStable
Malicious damage to propertyStableDown by 3.5%

Archived NSW Recorded Crime Statistics

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