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
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Assault5815840.5
Domestic violence related assault2963208.1
Alcohol related assault294286-2.7
Sexual assault3319-42.4
House break-ins3984000.5
Commercial break-ins19626635.7
Motor vehicle theft367295-19.6
Property Damage10851078-0.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person714676-5.3
Crime against property314931881.2

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Assault1614.71588.3-1.6
Domestic violence related assault822.6870.35.8
Alcohol related assault817.1777.9-4.8
Sexual assault91.751.7-43.6
House break-ins1106.11087.9-1.6
Commercial break-ins544.7723.532.8
Motor vehicle theft1019.9802.3-21.3
Property Damage3015.32931.9-2.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1984.31838.6-7.3
Crime against property8751.48670.6-0.9

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/11/2018

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).

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