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 four Police Commands – Darwin Metropolitan, Northern, Central and Southern Commands.  Click on the links to the right to read messages from the respective Commanders.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Assault197420564.2
Domestic violence related assault145915143.8
Alcohol related assault70281416
Sexual assault11195-14.4
House break-ins41746411.3
Commercial break-ins71690426.3
Motor vehicle theft26130115.3
Property Damage1487169614.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person231423662.2
Crime against property4151467012.5

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Assault2447.52546.24
Domestic violence related assault180918753.6
Alcohol related assault870.41008.115.8
Sexual assault137.6117.6-14.5
House break-ins517574.611.1
Commercial break-ins887.71119.526.1
Motor vehicle theft323.6372.815.2
Property Damage1843.72100.413.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person28692930.12.1
Crime against property5146.75783.412.4

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/08/2018

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).