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
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault28332615.2
Domestic violence related assault19627138.3
Alcohol related assault20726226.6
Sexual assault111536.4
House break-ins627825.8
Commercial break-ins8210022
Motor vehicle theft253124
Property Damage19924724.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person31835912.9
Crime against property52965724.2

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault8301.69682.216.6
Domestic violence related assault5749.58048.740
Alcohol related assault6072.27781.428.1
Sexual assault322.7445.538.1
House break-ins1818.72316.627.4
Commercial break-ins2405.4297023.5
Motor vehicle theft733.4920.725.5
Property Damage5837.57335.925.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person9328.210662.314.3
Crime against property15517.719512.925.7

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

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).