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
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Assault45655421.5
Domestic violence related assault23228522.8
Alcohol related assault20227335.1
Sexual assault3431-8.8
House break-ins26239048.9
Commercial break-ins174172-1.1
Motor vehicle theft418371-11.2
Property Damage79099125.4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person55768723.3
Crime against property2689304013.1

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Assault1306.41557.619.2
Domestic violence related assault664.7801.320.6
Alcohol related assault578.7767.632.6
Sexual assault97.487.2-10.5
House break-ins750.61096.546.1
Commercial break-ins498.5483.6-3
Motor vehicle theft1197.61043.1-12.9
Property Damage2263.42786.323.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1595.81931.621
Crime against property77048547.210.9

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/09/2017

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).