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
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault1516177116.8
Domestic violence related assault8809518.1
Alcohol related assault930113722.3
Sexual assault8466-21.4
House break-ins30934712.3
Commercial break-ins3593692.8
Motor vehicle theft391331-15.3
Property Damage18151742-4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1719202617.9
Crime against property44344294-3.2

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault5573.96592.718.3
Domestic violence related assault3235.53540.29.4
Alcohol related assault3419.44232.623.8
Sexual assault308.8245.7-20.4
House break-ins1136.11291.713.7
Commercial break-ins1319.91373.64.1
Motor vehicle theft1437.61232.2-14.3
Property Damage6673.36484.8-2.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person6320.3754219.3
Crime against property16302.715984.8-1.9

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

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).