Darwin

The Darwin urban centre consists of Darwin City and the associated suburbs from Buffalo Creek, Berrimah and East Arm westwards, and represents approximately 35% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Darwin region falls within the NT Police Darwin Metropolitan Command, click here for a message from the Commander.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Assault173017591.7
Domestic violence related assault6786962.7
Alcohol related assault1024966-5.7
Sexual assault127119-6.3
House break-ins52982756.3
Commercial break-ins44076674.1
Motor vehicle theft877823-6.2
Property Damage240226309.5
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person21692096-3.4
Crime against property7303823812.8

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Assault2047.72069.61.1
Domestic violence related assault802.5818.92
Alcohol related assault12121136.6-6.2
Sexual assault150.3140-6.9
House break-ins626.197355.4
Commercial break-ins520.8901.373.1
Motor vehicle theft1038968.3-6.7
Property Damage28433094.48.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person2567.32466.1-3.9
Crime against property8643.99692.812.1

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/07/2017

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).