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
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Assault172718235.6
Domestic violence related assault6767287.7
Alcohol related assault98210395.8
Sexual assault1231230
House break-ins63571813.1
Commercial break-ins53371534.1
Motor vehicle theft888758-14.6
Property Damage242125947.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person213921430.2
Crime against property752978414.1

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Assault2039.821435.1
Domestic violence related assault798.5855.87.2
Alcohol related assault1159.91221.45.3
Sexual assault145.3144.6-0.5
House break-ins750844.112.5
Commercial break-ins629.5840.533.5
Motor vehicle theft1048.9891.1-15
Property Damage2859.53049.46.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person2526.52519.2-0.3
Crime against property8892.89217.53.7

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/11/2017

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).