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
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Assault631528-16.3
Domestic violence related assault324287-11.4
Alcohol related assault314263-16.2
Sexual assault32320
House break-ins410374-8.8
Commercial break-ins2192273.7
Motor vehicle theft330261-20.9
Property Damage10911069-2
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person744641-13.8
Crime against property31842960-7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Assault1710.21396.3-18.4
Domestic violence related assault878.1759-13.6
Alcohol related assault851695.5-18.3
Sexual assault86.784.6-2.4
House break-ins1111.2989-11
Commercial break-ins593.5600.31.1
Motor vehicle theft894.4690.2-22.8
Property Damage2956.92826.9-4.4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person2016.41695.1-15.9
Crime against property8629.47827.6-9.3

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2019

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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