Darwin crime statistics

The Darwin urban centre consists of Darwin City and the associated suburbs from Buffalo Creek, Berrimah and East Arm westwards, and represents approximately 35% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Darwin region falls within the NT Police Darwin Metropolitan Command.

Offence statistics


Domestic violence related assault102
Alcohol related assault100
Sexual assault8
House break-ins78
Commercial break-ins36
Motor vehicle theft18
Property damage163


Crime against the person258
Crime against property567

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police SerPro system on 01/05/2024.

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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