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
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Assault44649711.4
Domestic violence related assault3163294.1
Alcohol related assault3193251.9
Sexual assault273840.7
House break-ins7713777.9
Commercial break-ins8310020.5
Motor vehicle theft88924.5
Property Damage26629812
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person51058113.9
Crime against property84199418.2

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Assault4148.54687.413
Domestic violence related assault2939.33102.95.6
Alcohol related assault2967.23065.23.3
Sexual assault251.1358.442.7
House break-ins716.21292.180.4
Commercial break-ins772943.122.2
Motor vehicle theft818.5867.76
Property Damage2474.22810.513.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2015 - 30/09/201601/10/2016 - 30/09/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person4743.75479.615.5
Crime against property7822.59374.719.8

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/11/2017

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).