Tennant Creek

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 Police Central Command, click here for a message from the Commander.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Assault3143253.5
Domestic violence related assault2372599.3
Alcohol related assault2422482.5
Sexual assault217-66.7
House break-ins6010270
Commercial break-ins7913267.1
Motor vehicle theft3226-18.8
Property Damage21429236.4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person360345-4.2
Crime against property57777133.6

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Assault9331.49786.24.9
Domestic violence related assault7043.17798.910.7
Alcohol related assault7191.77467.63.8
Sexual assault624.1210.8-66.2
House break-ins1783.13071.472.3
Commercial break-ins2347.73974.769.3
Motor vehicle theft951782.9-17.7
Property Damage6359.68792.538.3
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person10698.410388.4-2.9
Crime against property17147.123215.935.4

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/06/2018

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).