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
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Assault44249812.7
Domestic violence related assault22826214.9
Alcohol related assault19022518.4
Sexual assault3429-14.7
House break-ins24732933.2
Commercial break-ins14016215.7
Motor vehicle theft434388-10.6
Property Damage74985514.2
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person53962215.4
Crime against property2547285812.2

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Assault1308.91438.39.9
Domestic violence related assault675.2756.712.1
Alcohol related assault562.6649.815.5
Sexual assault100.783.8-16.8
House break-ins731.4950.229.9
Commercial break-ins414.6467.912.9
Motor vehicle theft1285.21120.6-12.8
Property Damage22182469.311.3
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person1596.11796.412.5
Crime against property7542.48254.29.4

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/03/2017

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).