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
CRIME01/01/2017 - 31/12/201701/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 % CHANGE
Assault322295-8.4
Domestic violence related assault266208-21.8
Alcohol related assault260193-25.8
Sexual assault1510-33.3
House break-ins8113870.4
Commercial break-ins1041061.9
Motor vehicle theft274463
Property Damage2622858.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/01/2017 - 31/12/201701/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person353318-9.9
Crime against property69178213.2

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/01/2017 - 31/12/201701/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 % CHANGE
Assault9695.99021.4-7
Domestic violence related assault8009.66360.9-20.6
Alcohol related assault78295902.1-24.6
Sexual assault451.7305.8-32.3
House break-ins24394220.273
Commercial break-ins3131.63241.63.5
Motor vehicle theft8131345.665.5
Property Damage7889.28715.610.5
SUMMARY
CRIME01/01/2017 - 31/12/201701/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person10629.39724.8-8.5
Crime against property2080723914.414.9

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/02/2019

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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