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
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Assault4454715.8
Domestic violence related assault320307-4.1
Alcohol related assault327318-2.8
Sexual assault233656.5
House break-ins7413481.1
Commercial break-ins10088-12
Motor vehicle theft9188-3.3
Property Damage23131435.9
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person49954910
Crime against property80099224

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Assault39904262.16.8
Domestic violence related assault2869.22778-3.2
Alcohol related assault2931.92877.6-1.9
Sexual assault206.2325.858
House break-ins663.51212.682.8
Commercial break-ins896.6796.3-11.2
Motor vehicle theft815.9796.3-2.4
Property Damage2071.22841.437.2
SUMMARY
CRIME01/06/2015 - 31/05/201601/06/2016 - 31/05/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person4474.14967.911
Crime against property71738976.625.1

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police PROMIS system on 01/07/2017

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).