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
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Assault48757518.1
Domestic violence related assault25929513.9
Alcohol related assault21929333.8
Sexual assault3631-13.9
House break-ins28739738.3
Commercial break-ins15819322.2
Motor vehicle theft408364-10.8
Property Damage767107940.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person59670217.8
Crime against property2693312616.1

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Assault1393.91617.116
Domestic violence related assault741.3829.611.9
Alcohol related assault626.882431.5
Sexual assault10387.2-15.3
House break-ins821.41116.535.9
Commercial break-ins452.2542.820
Motor vehicle theft1167.71023.7-12.3
Property Damage2195.33034.538.2
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1705.81974.215.7
Crime against property7707.78791.314.1

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/11/2017

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).