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
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault44151416.6
Domestic violence related assault3113388.7
Alcohol related assault30834110.7
Sexual assault303310
House break-ins9610812.5
Commercial break-ins809822.5
Motor vehicle theft9276-17.4
Property Damage2812965.3
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person50859316.7
Crime against property8999040.6

RATES OF OFFENDING PER 100,000 POPULATION

SELECTED
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Assault4083.74825.818.2
Domestic violence related assault2879.93173.410.2
Alcohol related assault2852.13201.612.3
Sexual assault277.8309.811.5
House break-ins889101414.1
Commercial break-ins740.8920.124.2
Motor vehicle theft851.9713.5-16.2
Property Damage2602.12779.16.8
SUMMARY
CRIME01/12/2015 - 30/11/201601/12/2016 - 30/11/2017 % CHANGE
Crime against the person4704.15567.618.4
Crime against property8324.88487.52

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

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).