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
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Assault26129814.2
Domestic violence related assault16621831.3
Alcohol related assault19622414.3
Sexual assault418350
House break-ins58615.2
Commercial break-ins9479-16
Motor vehicle theft1532113.3
Property Damage17221726.2
SUMMARY
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person28933817
Crime against property48858018.9

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Assault7160.58122.113.4
Domestic violence related assault4554.25941.730.5
Alcohol related assault5377.26105.213.5
Sexual assault109.7490.6347.2
House break-ins1591.21662.64.5
Commercial break-ins2578.92153.2-16.5
Motor vehicle theft411.5872.2112
Property Damage4718.85914.425.3
SUMMARY
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person7928.79212.316.2
Crime against property13388.215808.118.1

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/05/2017

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).