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
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Assault4434757.2
Domestic violence related assault319316-0.9
Alcohol related assault330324-1.8
Sexual assault273218.5
House break-ins8012151.2
Commercial break-ins10489-14.4
Motor vehicle theft92931.1
Property Damage24130325.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5025479
Crime against property82597117.7

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Assault3964.64287.88.2
Domestic violence related assault2854.82852.5-0.1
Alcohol related assault2953.32924.7-1
Sexual assault241.6288.919.6
House break-ins715.91092.352.6
Commercial break-ins930.7803.4-13.7
Motor vehicle theft823.3839.52
Property Damage2156.82735.226.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2015 - 29/02/201601/03/2016 - 28/02/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person4492.64937.79.9
Crime against property7383.28765.118.7

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2017

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).