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
CRIME01/09/2016 - 31/08/201701/09/2017 - 31/08/2018 % CHANGE
Assault48462128.3
Domestic violence related assault32042131.6
Alcohol related assault32342331
Sexual assault3832-15.8
House break-ins138122-11.6
Commercial break-ins10620189.6
Motor vehicle theft9862-36.7
Property Damage3033215.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/09/2016 - 31/08/201701/09/2017 - 31/08/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person56868821.1
Crime against property102611037.5

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/09/2016 - 31/08/201701/09/2017 - 31/08/2018 % CHANGE
Assault4551.05844.228.4
Domestic violence related assault3008.93962.031.7
Alcohol related assault3037.13980.831.1
Sexual assault357.3301.1-15.7
House break-ins1297.61148.1-11.5
Commercial break-ins996.71891.689.8
Motor vehicle theft921.5583.5-36.7
Property Damage2849.13020.96
SUMMARY
CRIME01/09/2016 - 31/08/201701/09/2017 - 31/08/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5340.96474.721.2
Crime against property9647.410380.27.6

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/10/2018

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).

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