Nhulunbuy Crime Statistics

The Nhulunbuy urban centre includes the township and cemetery area, and represents approximately 2% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Nhulunbuy region falls within the NT Police Northern Command.

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Offence statistics

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CRIME01/12/2017 - 30/11/201801/12/2018 - 30/11/2019% CHANGE
Assault9161-32.97
Domestic violence related assault4832-33.33
Alcohol related assault7246-36.11
Sexual assault92-77.78
House break-ins192321.05
Commercial break-ins4621-54.35
Motor vehicle theft2016-20
Property damage8872-18.18

Summary

CRIME01/12/2017 - 30/11/201801/12/2018 - 30/11/2019% CHANGE
Crime against the person10966-39.45
Crime against property260204-21.54

Rates of offending per 100,000 population

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CRIME01/12/2017 - 30/11/201801/12/2018 - 30/11/2019% CHANGE
Assault Rate per 100,0002782.91874-32.66
Domestic violence related assault Rate per 100,0001467.9983.1-33.03
Alcohol related assault Rate per 100,0002201.81413.2-35.82
Sexual assault Rate per 100,000275.261.4-77.69
House break-ins Rate per 100,000581706.621.62
Commercial break-ins Rate per 100,0001406.7645.2-54.13
Motor vehicle theft Rate per 100,000611.6491.6-19.62
Property damage Rate per 100,0002691.12212-17.8

Summary

CRIME01/12/2017 - 30/11/201801/12/2018 - 30/11/2019% CHANGE
Crime against the person Rate per 100,0003333.32027.6-39.17
Crime against property Rate per 100,0007951.16267.3-21.18

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/01/2020.

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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