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
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Assault2943167.5
Domestic violence related assault19526033.3
Alcohol related assault21325117.8
Sexual assault101550
House break-ins637112.7
Commercial break-ins819618.5
Motor vehicle theft232926.1
Property Damage20622710.2
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person3243539
Crime against property51362521.8

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Assault8662.39427.28.8
Domestic violence related assault5745.47756.635
Alcohol related assault6275.87488.119.3
Sexual assault294.6447.551.9
House break-ins1856.22118.114.1
Commercial break-ins2386.6286420
Motor vehicle theft677.7865.227.7
Property Damage6069.56772.111.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person9546.31053110.3
Crime against property15114.918645.623.4

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/11/2017

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).