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
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Assault43051018.6
Domestic violence related assault22326719.7
Alcohol related assault18223328
Sexual assault3529-17.1
House break-ins25134738.2
Commercial break-ins14016417.1
Motor vehicle theft443387-12.6
Property Damage73288520.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person53263218.8
Crime against property2534293115.7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Assault1241.81451.716.9
Domestic violence related assault64476018
Alcohol related assault525.6663.226.2
Sexual assault101.182.5-18.4
House break-ins724.9987.736.3
Commercial break-ins404.3466.815.5
Motor vehicle theft1279.31101.6-13.9
Property Damage21142519.119.2
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1536.41798.917.1
Crime against property73188342.814

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2017

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).