Alice Springs

The Alice Springs urban centre includes the downtown and surrounding areas corresponding to the Alice Springs Local Government Area, and represents approximately 12% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Alice Springs region falls within the NT Police Southern Command, click here for a message from the Commander.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Assault1668189613.7
Domestic violence related assault901101112.2
Alcohol related assault1088120811
Sexual assault68714.4
House break-ins34949441.5
Commercial break-ins388382-1.5
Motor vehicle theft34345131.5
Property Damage173617993.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1907215212.8
Crime against property428247009.8

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Assault6272.17164.714.2
Domestic violence related assault33883820.412.8
Alcohol related assault4091.14564.911.6
Sexual assault255.7268.34.9
House break-ins1312.31866.842.3
Commercial break-ins14591443.5-1.1
Motor vehicle theft1289.81704.332.1
Property Damage6527.86798.24.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person7170.88132.113.4
Crime against property16101.417760.610.3

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/11/2018

Offence rates have been calculated using the latest available estimated resident population data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (Australian Demographic Statistics, cat. 3101.0, with regional splits based on Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2012, cat. 3218.0).

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