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
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Assault47759624.9
Domestic violence related assault30939929.1
Alcohol related assault31740226.8
Sexual assault4034-15
House break-ins128123-3.9
Commercial break-ins91195114.3
Motor vehicle theft8773-16.1
Property Damage30133110
SUMMARY
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person56266818.9
Crime against property981112014.2

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Assault4477.6560125.1
Domestic violence related assault2900.63749.629.3
Alcohol related assault2975.73777.827
Sexual assault375.5319.5-14.9
House break-ins1201.51155.9-3.8
Commercial break-ins854.21832.5114.5
Motor vehicle theft816.7686-16
Property Damage2825.53110.610.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/07/2016 - 30/06/201701/07/2017 - 30/06/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5275.56277.619
Crime against property9208.710525.314.3

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/08/2018

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).