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
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Assault5395838.2
Domestic violence related assault36041916.4
Alcohol related assault35841515.9
Sexual assault4023-42.5
House break-ins11514122.6
Commercial break-ins138320131.9
Motor vehicle theft688322.1
Property Damage30938123.3
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person6266321
Crime against property1000136836.8

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Assault5054.454437.7
Domestic violence related assault3375.83911.915.9
Alcohol related assault3357.13874.515.4
Sexual assault375.1214.7-42.8
House break-ins1078.41316.422.1
Commercial break-ins1294.12987.6130.9
Motor vehicle theft637.7774.921.5
Property Damage2897.63557.122.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/03/2017 - 28/02/201801/03/2018 - 28/02/2019 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5870.25900.50.5
Crime against property9377.312771.936.2

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/04/2019

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).

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