In the 24 months to June 2014, no major crime categories in New South Wales showed a significant upward trend across the state as a whole.
Seven of the major offences showed significant downward trends:
- robbery without a weapon (down 18.7%);
- break and enter dwelling (down 10.5%);
- break and enter non-dwelling (down 14.6%);
- motor vehicle theft (down 11.5%);
- steal from motor vehicle (down 5.2%);
- steal from person (down 14.7%); and
- malicious damage to property (down 11.6%).
The remaining 10 offences were stable.