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
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Assault50962322.4
Domestic violence related assault26531920.4
Alcohol related assault23731332.1
Sexual assault3126-16.1
House break-ins34840717
Commercial break-ins16521429.7
Motor vehicle theft389331-14.9
Property Damage888108322
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person63872413.5
Crime against property294631547.1

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Assault1448.91744.420.4
Domestic violence related assault754.3893.218.4
Alcohol related assault674.6876.429.9
Sexual assault88.272.8-17.5
House break-ins990.61139.615
Commercial break-ins469.7599.227.6
Motor vehicle theft1107.3926.8-16.3
Property Damage2527.73032.420
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1816.12027.211.6
Crime against property8385.88831.35.3

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2018

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).