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
CRIME01/12/2016 - 30/11/201701/12/2017 - 30/11/2018 % CHANGE
Assault52061317.9
Domestic violence related assault33842525.7
Alcohol related assault34742923.6
Sexual assault3534-2.9
House break-ins10714434.6
Commercial break-ins103275167
Motor vehicle theft7764-16.9
Property Damage30134915.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2016 - 30/11/201701/12/2017 - 30/11/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person60167812.8
Crime against property919126938.1

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/12/2016 - 30/11/201701/12/2017 - 30/11/2018 % CHANGE
Assault4867.15754.818.2
Domestic violence related assault3163.63989.926.1
Alcohol related assault3247.84027.424
Sexual assault327.6319.2-2.6
House break-ins1001.51351.935
Commercial break-ins964.12581.7167.8
Motor vehicle theft720.7600.8-16.6
Property Damage2817.33276.416.3
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2016 - 30/11/201701/12/2017 - 30/11/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5625.2636513.2
Crime against property8601.611913.338.5

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

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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