What is the most common offence in NSW?

Of the major crime categories, malicious damage to property, which involves graffiti and vandalism, had the highest volume of incidents recorded by police in 2013 with 76,054 incidents.

What about other offences?

For other major offences, the next most common offence in NSW is fraud with 49,218 recorded incidents, then steal from motor vehicle (44,763 recorded incidents), break and enter dwelling (35,181recorded incidents) and other theft (34,024 recorded incidents).

For the latest recorded crime figures, refer to:

The latest crime report here (pdf 1.4Mb).