Alice Springs Crime Statistics

The Alice Springs urban centre includes the downtown and surrounding areas corresponding to the Alice Springs Local Government Area, and represents approximately 12% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Alice Springs region falls within the NT Police Southern Command.

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Offence statistics

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CRIME01/02/2019 - 31/01/202001/02/2020 - 31/01/2021% CHANGE
Assault1507179419.04
Domestic violence related assault866112630.02
Alcohol related assault78190916.39
Sexual assault6967-2.9
House break-ins51664424.81
Commercial break-ins350348-0.57
Motor vehicle theft388300-22.68
Property damage185319334.32

Summary

CRIME01/02/2019 - 31/01/202001/02/2020 - 31/01/2021% CHANGE
Crime against the person1739204117.37
Crime against property47574670-1.83

Rates of offending per 100,000 population

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CRIME01/02/2019 - 31/01/202001/02/2020 - 31/01/2021% CHANGE
Assault Rate per 100,0005706.86796.719.1
Domestic violence related assault Rate per 100,0003279.4426630.08
Alcohol related assault Rate per 100,0002957.53443.816.44
Sexual assault Rate per 100,000261.3253.8-2.87
House break-ins Rate per 100,00019542439.924.87
Commercial break-ins Rate per 100,0001325.41318.4-0.53
Motor vehicle theft Rate per 100,0001469.31136.6-22.64
Property damage Rate per 100,0007017.17323.44.37

Summary

CRIME01/02/2019 - 31/01/202001/02/2020 - 31/01/2021% CHANGE
Crime against the person Rate per 100,0006585.47732.517.42
Crime against property Rate per 100,00018014.217692.7-1.78

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/03/2021.

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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