Katherine Crime Statistics

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.

Offence statistics


Domestic violence related assault44
Alcohol related assault42
Sexual assault0
House break-ins16
Commercial break-ins13
Motor vehicle theft1
Property damage36


Crime against the person73
Crime against property89

The offence data were extracted from the NT Police SerPro system on 01/05/2024.

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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