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
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Assault43548210.8
Domestic violence related assault3113192.6
Alcohol related assault3183231.6
Sexual assault223663.6
House break-ins7613476.3
Commercial break-ins85939.4
Motor vehicle theft9086-4.4
Property Damage25028915.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person49156114.3
Crime against property79896821.3

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Assault4050.3454512.2
Domestic violence related assault2895.730083.9
Alcohol related assault2960.93045.72.9
Sexual assault204.8339.565.8
House break-ins707.61263.678.6
Commercial break-ins791.4876.910.8
Motor vehicle theft838810.9-3.2
Property Damage2327.72725.117.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/08/2015 - 31/07/201601/08/2016 - 31/07/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person4571.7529015.7
Crime against property7430.29127.822.8

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/09/2017

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).