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
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Assault50061122.2
Domestic violence related assault33042227.9
Alcohol related assault32742630.3
Sexual assault3932-17.9
House break-ins137126-8
Commercial break-ins104237127.9
Motor vehicle theft9461-35.1
Property Damage30434011.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person58767515
Crime against property1012117416

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Assault4701.5575022.3
Domestic violence related assault31033971.428
Alcohol related assault3074.8400930.4
Sexual assault366.7301.1-17.9
House break-ins1288.21185.8-7.9
Commercial break-ins977.92230.4128.1
Motor vehicle theft883.9574.1-35
Property Damage2858.53199.711.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/10/2016 - 30/09/201701/10/2017 - 30/09/2018 % CHANGE
Crime against the person5519.56352.315.1
Crime against property9515.711048.416.1

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/11/2018

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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