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
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Assault199620804.2
Domestic violence related assault148915242.4
Alcohol related assault71182415.9
Sexual assault1001055
House break-ins40047017.5
Commercial break-ins72787620.5
Motor vehicle theft2692876.7
Property Damage1440169317.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person232924043.2
Crime against property4071463013.7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Assault2476.42582.84.3
Domestic violence related assault1847.41892.42.4
Alcohol related assault882.11023.216
Sexual assault124.1130.45.1
House break-ins496.3583.617.6
Commercial break-ins9021087.820.6
Motor vehicle theft333.7356.46.8
Property Damage1786.62102.317.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person2889.52985.13.3
Crime against property5050.85749.313.8

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/06/2018

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).