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
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Assault47553312.2
Domestic violence related assault31735512
Alcohol related assault3273486.4
Sexual assault323612.5
House break-ins121113-6.6
Commercial break-ins8813755.7
Motor vehicle theft9568-28.4
Property Damage304302-0.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person54861512.2
Crime against property9739780.5

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Assault4394.15005.213.9
Domestic violence related assault2932.53333.613.7
Alcohol related assault30253267.98
Sexual assault296338.114.2
House break-ins1119.31061.1-5.2
Commercial break-ins814.11286.558
Motor vehicle theft878.8638.6-27.3
Property Damage2812.22835.90.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2016 - 28/02/201701/03/2017 - 28/02/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5069.45775.213.9
Crime against property9000.991842

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2018

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).