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
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Assault48156818.1
Domestic violence related assault31538321.6
Alcohol related assault32937814.9
Sexual assault38405.3
House break-ins136112-17.6
Commercial break-ins8716083.9
Motor vehicle theft9764-34
Property Damage3073132
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person56165516.8
Crime against property99710192.2

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Assault4518.15352.418.5
Domestic violence related assault2958.93609.122
Alcohol related assault3090.4356215.3
Sexual assault356.9376.95.6
House break-ins1277.51055.4-17.4
Commercial break-ins817.21507.784.5
Motor vehicle theft911.1603.1-33.8
Property Damage2883.72949.52.3
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2016 - 30/04/201701/05/2017 - 30/04/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5269.66172.317.1
Crime against property93659602.32.5

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).