We have summarised key information from the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, with data collected from July 2013 – June 2014, regarding robberies, thefts and malicious property damage.

The rate of Robbery in postcode 2010 is 319.8 per 100,000 people. This compares UNFAVOURABLY to the state average of 51.5 per 100,000 people. The rate of robbery is MORE THAN DOUBLE the state average.

The rate of Theft, which includes break and enters in this area is 10771.8 per 100,000 people. This compares UNFAVOURABLY with the state average of 3360.4 people. The rate of theft is MORE THAN DOUBLE the state average.

For malicious property damage within postcode 2010, the rate compares UNFAVOURABLY with the rest of the state with 1718.6 per 100,000 people vs the state average of 978.2 per 100,000 people. The malicious property damage rate is higher than the NSW State average


Crime Type Average per 100,000 in 2010 Average per 100,000 in NSW Rating
Robbery 319.8 51.5 UNFAVOURABLY
Theft (includes B&E) 10771.8 3360.4 UNFAVOURABLY
Malicious Damage to property 1718.6 978.2 UNFAVOURABLY


The suburbs represented within this postcode are :
Surry Hills
Taylor Square

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