Tennant Creek Crime Statistics

The Tennant Creek urban centre consists of the township and surrounding rural area, and represents approximately 2% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Tennant Creek region falls within the NT Southern Command.

Offence statistics


Domestic violence related assault35
Alcohol related assault26
Sexual assault1
House break-ins7
Commercial break-ins3
Motor vehicle theft1
Property damage16


Crime against the person44
Crime against property41

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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