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
CRIME01/01/2017 - 31/12/201701/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 % CHANGE
Assault5475989.3
Domestic violence related assault35842318.2
Alcohol related assault37141612.1
Sexual assault3828-26.3
House break-ins11314427.4
Commercial break-ins96310222.9
Motor vehicle theft7369-5.5
Property Damage28836526.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/01/2017 - 31/12/201701/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person6346563.5
Crime against property910134147.4

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/01/2017 - 31/12/201701/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 % CHANGE
Assault5119.856149.7
Domestic violence related assault3350.83971.118.5
Alcohol related assault3472.53905.412.5
Sexual assault355.7262.9-26.1
House break-ins1057.71351.927.8
Commercial break-ins898.52910.3223.9
Motor vehicle theft683.3647.8-5.2
Property Damage2695.63426.627.1
SUMMARY
CRIME01/01/2017 - 31/12/201701/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5934.16158.53.8
Crime against property8517.412589.247.8

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/02/2019

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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