Katherine

The Katherine urban centre consists of the downtown and surrounding rural area closely approximating the Katherine Local Government Area, and represents approximately 5% of the Northern Territory’s population.

The Katherine region falls within the NT Police Central Command,click here for a message from the Commander.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/02/2017 - 31/01/201801/02/2018 - 31/01/2019 % CHANGE
Assault53460312.9
Domestic violence related assault35343021.8
Alcohol related assault36142417.5
Sexual assault3528-20
House break-ins11415334.2
Commercial break-ins110332201.8
Motor vehicle theft688423.5
Property Damage28939737.4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2017 - 31/01/201801/02/2018 - 31/01/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person6186617
Crime against property929143254.1

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/02/2017 - 31/01/201801/02/2018 - 31/01/2019 % CHANGE
Assault4998.15660.913.3
Domestic violence related assault33044036.822.2
Alcohol related assault3378.93980.517.8
Sexual assault327.6262.9-19.7
House break-ins10671436.334.6
Commercial break-ins1029.63116.8202.7
Motor vehicle theft636.5788.623.9
Property Damage2705372737.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2017 - 31/01/201801/02/2018 - 31/01/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5784.46205.47.3
Crime against property8695.213443.554.6

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/03/2019

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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