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
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Assault638538-15.7
Domestic violence related assault341297-12.9
Alcohol related assault325258-20.6
Sexual assault283835.7
House break-ins3603908.3
Commercial break-ins247222-10.1
Motor vehicle theft308263-14.6
Property Damage106110862.4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person739665-10
Crime against property31332935-6.3

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Assault1729.11422.7-17.7
Domestic violence related assault924.2785.4-15
Alcohol related assault880.8682.3-22.5
Sexual assault75.9100.532.4
House break-ins975.71031.35.7
Commercial break-ins669.4587.1-12.3
Motor vehicle theft834.8695.5-16.7
Property Damage2875.62871.9-0.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person2002.91758.6-12.2
Crime against property8491.27761.5-8.6

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/06/2019

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).

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