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
CRIME01/01/2016 - 31/12/201601/01/2017 - 31/12/2017 % CHANGE
Assault205320982.2
Domestic violence related assault151415462.1
Alcohol related assault71479311.1
Sexual assault1061092.8
House break-ins31646446.8
Commercial break-ins64175818.3
Motor vehicle theft304253-16.8
Property Damage1380162117.5
SUMMARY
CRIME01/01/2016 - 31/12/201601/01/2017 - 31/12/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person240424100.2
Crime against property3784438916

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/01/2016 - 31/12/201601/01/2017 - 31/12/2017 % CHANGE
Assault25432601.82.3
Domestic violence related assault1875.31917.22.2
Alcohol related assault884.4983.411.2
Sexual assault131.3135.23
House break-ins391.4575.447
Commercial break-ins79494018.4
Motor vehicle theft376.5313.7-16.7
Property Damage1709.32010.217.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/01/2016 - 31/12/201601/01/2017 - 31/12/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person2977.72988.70.4
Crime against property4687.15442.816.1

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/02/2018

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).