Palmerston Crime Statistics

The Palmerston urban centre consists of the Palmerston suburbs from Pinelands and Yarrawonga south to the Elizabeth River, closely approximating the Palmerston Local Government Area, and represents approximately 13% of the Northern Territory’s population.

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

Offence statistics


Domestic violence related assault60
Alcohol related assault50
Sexual assault2
House break-ins21
Commercial break-ins7
Motor vehicle theft7
Property damage33


Crime against the person109
Crime against property163

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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