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
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault49259420.7
Domestic violence related assault25830116.7
Alcohol related assault21830740.8
Sexual assault3527-22.9
House break-ins31240329.2
Commercial break-ins16018314.4
Motor vehicle theft393355-9.7
Property Damage835104224.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person60670716.7
Crime against property282230508.1

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault1401.91662.918.6
Domestic violence related assault735.1842.714.6
Alcohol related assault621.2859.538.4
Sexual assault99.775.6-24.2
House break-ins8891128.226.9
Commercial break-ins455.9512.312.4
Motor vehicle theft1119.8993.8-11.3
Property Damage2379.32917.122.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1726.71979.314.6
Crime against property80418538.66.2

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

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).