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
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Assault320287-10.3
Domestic violence related assault264213-19.3
Alcohol related assault255206-19.2
Sexual assault188-55.6
House break-ins7012375.7
Commercial break-ins9711114.4
Motor vehicle theft294658.6
Property Damage22628526.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person360306-15
Crime against property62579126.6

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Assault9682.38798.3-9.1
Domestic violence related assault7987.96529.7-18.3
Alcohol related assault7715.66315.1-18.2
Sexual assault544.6245.2-55
House break-ins21183770.778
Commercial break-ins2934.93402.815.9
Motor vehicle theft877.51410.260.7
Property Damage6838.1873727.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person10892.69380.7-13.9
Crime against property18910.724248.928.2

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/11/2018

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).

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