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
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Assault343267-22.2
Domestic violence related assault281186-33.8
Alcohol related assault270167-38.1
Sexual assault119-18.2
House break-ins8613961.6
Commercial break-ins12096-20
Motor vehicle theft254684
Property Damage290255-12.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person369288-22
Crime against property735733-0.3

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Assault10479.78215.4-21.6
Domestic violence related assault8585.45723.1-33.3
Alcohol related assault8249.35138.5-37.7
Sexual assault336.1276.9-17.6
House break-ins2627.64276.962.8
Commercial break-ins3666.42953.8-19.4
Motor vehicle theft763.81415.485.3
Property Damage8860.47846.2-11.4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person11274.18861.5-21.4
Crime against property22456.522553.80.4

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2019

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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