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
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault171618517.9
Domestic violence related assault6677228.2
Alcohol related assault933107815.5
Sexual assault1211253.3
House break-ins694654-5.8
Commercial break-ins58568216.6
Motor vehicle theft888712-19.8
Property Damage242225937.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person210921743.1
Crime against property77237636-1.1

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault2017.92166.17.3
Domestic violence related assault784.3844.97.7
Alcohol related assault1097.11261.515
Sexual assault142.3146.32.8
House break-ins816.1765.3-6.2
Commercial break-ins687.9798.116
Motor vehicle theft1044.2833.2-20.2
Property Damage28483034.46.5
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person24802544.12.6
Crime against property9081.58935.9-1.6

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).