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
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Assault26530916.6
Domestic violence related assault17821319.7
Alcohol related assault20322812.3
Sexual assault511120
House break-ins436858.1
Commercial break-ins8779-9.2
Motor vehicle theft1132190.9
Property Damage15720128
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person29034217.9
Crime against property43155929.7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Assault7332.68477.415.6
Domestic violence related assault4925.35843.618.6
Alcohol related assault56176255.111.4
Sexual assault138.4301.8118.1
House break-ins1189.81865.656.8
Commercial break-ins2407.32167.4-10
Motor vehicle theft304.4877.9188.4
Property Damage4344.25514.426.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person8024.39382.716.9
Crime against property11925.815336.128.6

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/03/2017

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).