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
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Assault30133611.6
Domestic violence related assault21527527.9
Alcohol related assault22626316.4
Sexual assault188-55.6
House break-ins678729.9
Commercial break-ins8011948.8
Motor vehicle theft3525-28.6
Property Damage21128736
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person3433594.7
Crime against property58573024.8

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Assault8821.89982.213.2
Domestic violence related assault6301.38169.929.7
Alcohol related assault6623.77813.418
Sexual assault527.5237.7-54.9
House break-ins1963.72584.731.6
Commercial break-ins2344.73535.450.8
Motor vehicle theft1025.8742.7-27.6
Property Damage6184.18526.437.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person10052.810665.56.1
Crime against property17145.421687.526.5

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2018

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).