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.

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Offence statistics

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CRIME% CHANGE
Assault26128810.34
Domestic violence related assault17922324.58
Alcohol related assault16119621.74
Sexual assault106-40
House break-ins13318942.11
Commercial break-ins1161268.62
Motor vehicle theft5130-41.18
Property damage29842341.95

Summary

CRIME% CHANGE
Crime against the person2853139.82
Crime against property803108034.5

Rates of offending per 100,000 population

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CRIME% CHANGE
Assault Rate per 100,0008038.2886710.31
Domestic violence related assault Rate per 100,0005512.86865.824.54
Alcohol related assault Rate per 100,0004958.46034.521.7
Sexual assault Rate per 100,000308184.7-40.03
House break-ins Rate per 100,0004096.1581942.06
Commercial break-ins Rate per 100,0003572.53879.38.59
Motor vehicle theft Rate per 100,0001570.7923.6-41.2
Property damage Rate per 100,0009177.713023.441.9

Summary

CRIME% CHANGE
Crime against the person Rate per 100,0008777.39636.79.79
Crime against property Rate per 100,00024730.533251.234.45

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

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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