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
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Assault52563320.6
Domestic violence related assault27333723.4
Alcohol related assault24732130
Sexual assault3325-24.2
House break-ins370356-3.8
Commercial break-ins17224140.1
Motor vehicle theft393308-21.6
Property Damage930105012.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person65972610.2
Crime against property300131013.3

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Assault1470.4173918.3
Domestic violence related assault764.6925.821.1
Alcohol related assault691.8881.927.5
Sexual assault92.468.7-25.6
House break-ins1036.3978-5.6
Commercial break-ins481.7662.137.5
Motor vehicle theft1100.7846.2-23.1
Property Damage2604.82884.610.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1845.71994.58.1
Crime against property8405.28519.21.4

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/06/2018

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).