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
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Assault203820822.2
Domestic violence related assault151015261.1
Alcohol related assault70079914.1
Sexual assault109106-2.8
House break-ins37646323.1
Commercial break-ins7247716.5
Motor vehicle theft284267-6
Property Damage1410163916.2
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person238124000.8
Crime against property400143919.7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Assault2521.82582.42.4
Domestic violence related assault1868.41892.71.3
Alcohol related assault866.299114.4
Sexual assault134.9131.5-2.5
House break-ins465.3574.323.4
Commercial break-ins895.9956.36.7
Motor vehicle theft351.4331.2-5.7
Property Damage1744.72032.916.5
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person2946.22976.81
Crime against property4950.85446.310

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2018

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).