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
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Assault43252120.6
Domestic violence related assault21827224.8
Alcohol related assault18525135.7
Sexual assault32320
House break-ins23839264.7
Commercial break-ins1591675
Motor vehicle theft432370-14.4
Property Damage79092617.2
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person53465121.9
Crime against property2629298813.7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Assault1249.91486.718.9
Domestic violence related assault630.7776.123.1
Alcohol related assault535.2716.233.8
Sexual assault92.691.3-1.4
House break-ins688.61118.662.4
Commercial break-ins460476.53.6
Motor vehicle theft1249.91055.8-15.5
Property Damage2285.62642.315.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person15451857.620.2
Crime against property7606.28526.212.1

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/07/2017

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).