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
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Assault5655680.5
Domestic violence related assault3814107.6
Alcohol related assault3783995.6
Sexual assault4220-52.4
House break-ins11313216.8
Commercial break-ins161336108.7
Motor vehicle theft648634.4
Property Damage32040225.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person654617-5.7
Crime against property1036139734.8

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Assault5298.253030.1
Domestic violence related assault3572.83827.87.1
Alcohol related assault3544.63725.15.1
Sexual assault393.8186.7-52.6
House break-ins1059.61232.416.3
Commercial break-ins1509.83137107.8
Motor vehicle theft600.2802.933.8
Property Damage3000.83753.225.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/05/2017 - 30/04/201801/05/2018 - 30/04/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person6132.85760.4-6.1
Crime against property9714.913042.734.3

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/06/2019

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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