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 Central Command, click here for a message from the Commander.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Assault3113110
Domestic violence related assault2442440
Alcohol related assault241237-1.7
Sexual assault239-60.9
House break-ins6010168.3
Commercial break-ins8112250.6
Motor vehicle theft3526-25.7
Property Damage21226625.5
SUMMARY
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person360333-7.5
Crime against property57772525.6

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Assault92349339.31.1
Domestic violence related assault7244.77327.31.1
Alcohol related assault7155.67117.1-0.5
Sexual assault682.9270.3-60.4
House break-ins1781.5303370.2
Commercial break-ins24053663.752.3
Motor vehicle theft1039.2780.8-24.9
Property Damage6294.5798826.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person10688.810000-6.4
Crime against property17131.821771.827.1

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/08/2018

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).