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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CRIME01/05/2020 - 30/04/202101/05/2021 - 30/04/2022% CHANGE
Assault1844206912.2
Domestic violence related assault1141128612.71
Alcohol related assault9039909.63
Sexual assault8880-9.09
House break-ins675104755.11
Commercial break-ins39769474.81
Motor vehicle theft30842537.99
Property damage2063255023.61

Summary

CRIME01/05/2020 - 30/04/202101/05/2021 - 30/04/2022% CHANGE
Crime against the person2126242414.02
Crime against property5096709839.29

Rates of offending per 100,000 population

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CRIME01/05/2020 - 30/04/202101/05/2021 - 30/04/2022% CHANGE
Assault Rate per 100,0006962.47816.112.26
Domestic violence related assault Rate per 100,0004308.14858.112.77
Alcohol related assault Rate per 100,0003409.53739.99.69
Sexual assault Rate per 100,000332.3302.2-9.06
House break-ins Rate per 100,0002548.63955.355.2
Commercial break-ins Rate per 100,00014992621.774.9
Motor vehicle theft Rate per 100,0001162.91605.538.06
Property damage Rate per 100,0007789.39633.223.67

Summary

CRIME01/05/2020 - 30/04/202101/05/2021 - 30/04/2022% CHANGE
Crime against the person Rate per 100,0008027.29157.214.08
Crime against property Rate per 100,00019241.126814.239.36

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/06/2022.

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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