Palmerston

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, click here for a message from the Commander.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Assault52663620.9
Domestic violence related assault27334727.1
Alcohol related assault25332227.3
Sexual assault3226-18.8
House break-ins392350-10.7
Commercial break-ins17026153.5
Motor vehicle theft374314-16
Property Damage931107815.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person66173110.6
Crime against property300931233.8

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Assault1473.21747.318.6
Domestic violence related assault764.6953.324.7
Alcohol related assault708.6884.624.8
Sexual assault89.671.4-20.3
House break-ins1097.9961.5-12.4
Commercial break-ins476.171750.6
Motor vehicle theft1047.5862.6-17.7
Property Damage2607.62961.513.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1851.32008.28.5
Crime against property8427.68579.71.8

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).