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
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Assault42251321.6
Domestic violence related assault21726522.1
Alcohol related assault17923732.4
Sexual assault3029-3.3
House break-ins24935442.2
Commercial break-ins13617226.5
Motor vehicle theft416394-5.3
Property Damage73190023.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person52163421.7
Crime against property2517294216.9

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Assault1218.71460.219.8
Domestic violence related assault626.7754.320.4
Alcohol related assault516.9674.630.5
Sexual assault86.682.5-4.7
House break-ins719.11007.640.1
Commercial break-ins392.8489.624.6
Motor vehicle theft1201.41121.5-6.7
Property Damage2111.12561.821.3
SUMMARY
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1504.61804.619.9
Crime against property7268.98374.115.2

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/05/2017

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).