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
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Assault47357521.6
Domestic violence related assault30738726.1
Alcohol related assault31838521.1
Sexual assault38380
House break-ins133115-13.5
Commercial break-ins88185110.2
Motor vehicle theft9165-28.6
Property Damage313312-0.3
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person55465618.4
Crime against property99710606.3

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Assault44435418.422
Domestic violence related assault2883.73646.826.5
Alcohol related assault2987362821.5
Sexual assault356.9358.10.3
House break-ins1249.31083.7-13.3
Commercial break-ins826.61743.3110.9
Motor vehicle theft854.8612.5-28.3
Property Damage2940.12940.10
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2016 - 31/05/201701/06/2017 - 31/05/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5203.86181.718.8
Crime against property93659988.76.7

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/07/2018

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).