NT Balance

The Northern Territory Balance consists of all the areas outside the defined urban centres, including urban fringes, rural areas near the main centres and small remote communities. This area represents approximately 32% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The NT Balance region covers areas across all three Police Commands – Darwin Metropolitan, Northern and Southern Commands.  Click on the links to the right to read messages from the respective Commanders.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Assault20652057-0.4
Domestic violence related assault151115250.9
Alcohol related assault739700-5.3
Sexual assault11299-11.6
House break-ins28336027.2
Commercial break-ins57168419.8
Motor vehicle theft2892941.7
Property Damage128214079.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person23982394-0.2
Crime against property356939119.6

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Assault2604.62549.6-2.1
Domestic violence related assault1905.81890.2-0.8
Alcohol related assault932.1867.6-6.9
Sexual assault141.3122.7-13.2
House break-ins356.9446.225
Commercial break-ins720.2847.817.7
Motor vehicle theft364.5364.40
Property Damage161717447.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person3024.62967.4-1.9
Crime against property4501.64847.77.7

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/03/2017

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).