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
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Assault328255-22.3
Domestic violence related assault261177-32.2
Alcohol related assault250158-36.8
Sexual assault990
House break-ins10213229.4
Commercial break-ins133117-12
Motor vehicle theft265196.2
Property Damage2952970.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person350278-20.6
Crime against property7767972.7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Assault10021.47846.2-21.7
Domestic violence related assault7974.35446.2-31.7
Alcohol related assault7638.34861.5-36.4
Sexual assault275276.90.7
House break-ins3116.44061.530.3
Commercial break-ins4063.63600-11.4
Motor vehicle theft794.41569.297.5
Property Damage9013.19138.51.4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person10693.68553.8-20
Crime against property23709.124523.13.4

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/06/2019

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).

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