Palmerston

The Palmerston urban centre consists of the Palmerston suburbs from Pinelands and Yarrawonga south to the Elizabeth River, closely approximating the Palmerston Local Government Area, and represents approximately 13% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Palmerston region falls within the NT Police Darwin Metropolitan Command, click here for a message from the Commander.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Assault53663718.8
Domestic violence related assault27335028.2
Alcohol related assault25732526.5
Sexual assault3225-21.9
House break-ins386367-4.9
Commercial break-ins18125540.9
Motor vehicle theft362307-15.2
Property Damage959106210.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person6727349.2
Crime against property302631193.1

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Assault1500.31745.316.3
Domestic violence related assault764.195925.5
Alcohol related assault719.3890.523.8
Sexual assault89.668.5-23.5
House break-ins1080.41005.5-6.9
Commercial break-ins506.6698.737.9
Motor vehicle theft1013.2841.1-17
Property Damage2684.22909.78.4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1880.92011.16.9
Crime against property8469.88545.70.9

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).