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 Northern Command, click here for a message from the Commander.

OFFENCE STATISTICS

SELECTED
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Assault4324667.9
Domestic violence related assault3133171.3
Alcohol related assault326317-2.8
Sexual assault243233.3
House break-ins8411132.1
Commercial break-ins10787-18.7
Motor vehicle theft9388-5.4
Property Damage23830226.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person4875349.7
Crime against property82694914.9

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Assault3882.44170.87.4
Domestic violence related assault28132837.20.9
Alcohol related assault2929.82837.2-3.2
Sexual assault215.7286.432.8
House break-ins754.9993.531.6
Commercial break-ins961.6778.7-19
Motor vehicle theft835.8787.6-5.8
Property Damage2138.92702.926.4
SUMMARY
CRIME01/02/2015 - 31/01/201601/02/2016 - 31/01/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person4376.74779.49.2
Crime against property7423.48493.714.4

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/03/2017

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).