NT Balance

The Northern Territory Balance consists of all the areas outside the defined urban centres, including urban fringes, rural areas near the main centres and small remote communities. This area represents approximately 32% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The NT Balance region covers areas across all four Police Commands – Darwin Metropolitan, Northern, Central and Southern Commands.  Click on the links to the right to read messages from the respective Commanders.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Assault198920724.2
Domestic violence related assault147715182.8
Alcohol related assault71581714.3
Sexual assault10498-5.8
House break-ins41346713.1
Commercial break-ins73687619
Motor vehicle theft26030316.5
Property Damage1486167812.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person232023852.8
Crime against property4159460510.7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Assault2467.72572.94.3
Domestic violence related assault1832.518852.9
Alcohol related assault887.11014.514.4
Sexual assault129121.7-5.7
House break-ins512.4579.913.2
Commercial break-ins913.11087.819.1
Motor vehicle theft322.6376.216.6
Property Damage1843.62083.613
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person2878.42961.62.9
Crime against property51605718.210.8

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/07/2018

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).