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
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Assault4504786.2
Domestic violence related assault325317-2.5
Alcohol related assault331327-1.2
Sexual assault223350
House break-ins8312550.6
Commercial break-ins10086-14
Motor vehicle theft9693-3.1
Property Damage25530017.6
SUMMARY
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5035529.7
Crime against property84795713

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Assault4027.24314.97.1
Domestic violence related assault2908.52861.5-1.6
Alcohol related assault2962.22951.8-0.4
Sexual assault196.9297.951.3
House break-ins742.81128.451.9
Commercial break-ins894.9776.3-13.3
Motor vehicle theft859.1839.5-2.3
Property Damage2282.12708.118.7
SUMMARY
CRIME01/04/2015 - 31/03/201601/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person4501.54982.810.7
Crime against property7580.18638.714

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/05/2017

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).