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
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Assault26132424.1
Domestic violence related assault16324449.7
Alcohol related assault19624625.5
Sexual assault421425
House break-ins6458-9.4
Commercial break-ins10080-20
Motor vehicle theft183383.3
Property Damage1982116.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person28437231
Crime against property5405715.7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Assault7174.38852.523.4
Domestic violence related assault4480.56666.748.8
Alcohol related assault5387.66721.324.8
Sexual assault110573.8421.6
House break-ins1759.21584.7-9.9
Commercial break-ins2748.82185.8-20.5
Motor vehicle theft494.8901.682.2
Property Damage5442.657655.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person7806.510163.930.2
Crime against property14843.315601.15.1

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/07/2017

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).