Illawarra and South Coast Council areas have seen mixed results, in the latest crime statistics report.
Kiama has seen a drop in non domestic violence related assault, there's been an increase in malicious damage to property.
Shellharbour has seen an increase in sexual assault and fraud, but a drop in break and enters, and steal from motor vehicle.
Wollongong sees an increase in sexual assault, fraud, drug possession, and breaking AVO conditions, there's been a drop in break and enter, and stealing.
This report presents data on crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force from January 1995 to March 2021, compiled by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research.
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