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
CRIME01/09/2016 - 31/08/201701/09/2017 - 31/08/2018 % CHANGE
Assault5596068.4
Domestic violence related assault28333117
Alcohol related assault2792997.2
Sexual assault3418-47.1
House break-ins409378-7.6
Commercial break-ins18427851.1
Motor vehicle theft390295-24.4
Property Damage10821074-0.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/09/2016 - 31/08/201701/09/2017 - 31/08/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person6977000.4
Crime against property31993183-0.5

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/09/2016 - 31/08/201701/09/2017 - 31/08/2018 % CHANGE
Assault1553.51648.26.1
Domestic violence related assault786.5900.214.5
Alcohol related assault775.4813.24.9
Sexual assault94.549.0-48.1
House break-ins1136.61028.1-9.5
Commercial break-ins511.4756.147.8
Motor vehicle theft1083.8802.3-26
Property Damage3007.02921.0-2.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/09/2016 - 31/08/201701/09/2017 - 31/08/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1937.01903.8-1.7
Crime against property8890.38657.0-2.6

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/10/2018

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).

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