In the 24 months to September 2014, none of the major offence categories showed a significant upward trend across New South Wales as a whole.
Ten of the major offences showed significant downward trends:
- non-domestic assault (down 8.1%);
- robbery without a weapon (down 20.4%);
- robbery with a non-firearm weapon (down 9.7%);
- break and enter dwelling (down 8.7%);
- break and enter non-dwelling (down 16.4%);
- motor vehicle theft (down 12.4%);
- steal from motor vehicle (down 7.5%);
- stealing from a retail store (down 9.1%);
- steal from person (down 15.9%); and
- malicious damage to property (down 12.4%).
The remaining seven offences were stable.