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
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Assault25830016.3
Domestic violence related assault17021224.7
Alcohol related assault19822614.1
Sexual assault414250
House break-ins506734
Commercial break-ins9080-11.1
Motor vehicle theft1235191.7
Property Damage16620925.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person28433618.3
Crime against property45658227.6

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Assault7078.28176.615.5
Domestic violence related assault4663.95778.123.9
Alcohol related assault5432.16159.713.4
Sexual assault109.7381.6247.9
House break-ins1371.71826.133.1
Commercial break-ins2469.12180.4-11.7
Motor vehicle theft329.2953.9189.8
Property Damage4554.25696.425.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person7791.59157.817.5
Crime against property12510.315862.626.8

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2017

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).