Alice Springs Crime Statistics

The Alice Springs urban centre includes the downtown and surrounding areas corresponding to the Alice Springs Local Government Area, and represents approximately 12% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Alice Springs region falls within the NT Police Southern Command.

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Offence statistics

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CRIME01/09/2017 - 31/08/201801/09/2018 - 31/08/2019% CHANGE
Assault19271387-28.02
Domestic violence related assault1041780-25.07
Alcohol related assault1237726-41.31
Sexual assault7751-33.77
House break-ins44957928.95
Commercial break-ins363326-10.19
Motor vehicle theft428427-0.23
Property damage17391738-0.06

Summary

CRIME01/09/2017 - 31/08/201801/09/2018 - 31/08/2019% CHANGE
Crime against the person21991594-27.51
Crime against property454146081.48

Rates of offending per 100,000 population

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CRIME01/09/2017 - 31/08/201801/09/2018 - 31/08/2019% CHANGE
Assault Rate per 100,0007283.25264.8-27.71
Domestic violence related assault Rate per 100,0003934.52960.7-24.75
Alcohol related assault Rate per 100,0004675.32755.7-41.06
Sexual assault Rate per 100,000291193.6-33.47
House break-ins Rate per 100,00016972197.829.51
Commercial break-ins Rate per 100,00013721237.4-9.81
Motor vehicle theft Rate per 100,0001617.71620.80.19
Property damage Rate per 100,0006572.76597.10.37

Summary

CRIME01/09/2017 - 31/08/201801/09/2018 - 31/08/2019% CHANGE
Crime against the person Rate per 100,0008311.36050.5-27.2
Crime against property Rate per 100,00017163.1174911.91

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/10/2019.

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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