Tennant Creek

The Tennant Creek urban centre consists of the township and surrounding rural area, and represents approximately 2% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Tennant Creek region falls within the NT Police Southern Command, click here for a message from the Commander.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Assault27531715.3
Domestic violence related assault17325446.8
Alcohol related assault20324621.2
Sexual assault818125
House break-ins59601.7
Commercial break-ins83886
Motor vehicle theft183488.9
Property Damage19622112.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person30235818.5
Crime against property49459720.9

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Assault8112.19454.216.5
Domestic violence related assault5103.27575.348.4
Alcohol related assault5988.27336.722.5
Sexual assault236536.8127.5
House break-ins1740.41789.42.8
Commercial break-ins2448.42624.57.2
Motor vehicle theft531101491
Property Damage5781.76591.114
SUMMARY
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person8908.61067719.9
Crime against property14572.31780522.2

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/09/2017

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).