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Crime Stats Simplified

CONTACT CRIMES (CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON)

Murder

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng4023
Kwazulu-Natal4014
Eastern Cape3628
Western Cape3311
Mpumalanga954
Free State950
North West901
Limpopo813
Northern Cape325
Total 18919
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Sexual Offences

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng9410
Kwazulu-Natal8484
Eastern Cape8050
Western Cape7115
North West4326
Limpopo3828
Free State3488
Mpumalanga3216
Northern Cape1528
Total 49445
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Attempted murder

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng4763
Kwazulu-Natal3914
Western Cape3387
Eastern Cape2110
Mpumalanga951
North West898
Limpopo829
Free State694
Northern Cape540
Total 18086
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Assault with the intent to inflict grievous bodily harm

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng39231
Kwazulu-Natal26824
Western Cape24417
Eastern Cape23241
Limpopo12948
North West12731
Free State11702
Mpumalanga10896
Northern Cape7809
Total 169799
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Common assault

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng41091
Western Cape39868
Kwazulu-Natal22285
Free State13568
Eastern Cape11100
Limpopo8373
Mpumalanga7712
North West7021
Northern Cape4270
Total 155288
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Common robbery

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng17120
Western Cape12574
Kwazulu-Natal7305
Eastern Cape3707
Limpopo3228
Mpumalanga2950
North West2589
Free State2192
Northern Cape1462
Total 53127
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Robbery with aggravating circumstances

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng53016
Western Cape24032
Kwazulu-Natal22327
Eastern Cape13688
North West7017
Limpopo6745
Mpumalanga6702
Free State5147
Northern Cape1446
Total 140120
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CONTACT-RELATED CRIMES

Arson

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Western Cape781
Eastern Cape748
Gauteng707
Kwazulu-Natal699
Limpopo484
North West290
Mpumalanga260
Free State186
Northern Cape141
Total 4296
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Malicious damage to property

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng32776
Western Cape29216
Kwazulu-Natal14010
Eastern Cape12062
Limpopo6868
Free State6652
North West5774
Mpumalanga5574
Northern Cape2798
Total 115730
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PROPERTY-RELATED CRIMES

Burglary at non-residential premises

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng17004
Western Cape12535
Kwazulu-Natal11253
Eastern Cape7755
Limpopo7288
Mpumalanga6158
North West6042
Free State5011
Northern Cape2375
Total 75421
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Burglary at residential premises

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng62876
Western Cape46043
Kwazulu-Natal41013
Eastern Cape24385
Mpumalanga18507
Limpopo15984
North West15908
Free State14635
Northern Cape6244
Total 245595
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Theft of motor vehicle and motorcycle

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng27404
Kwazulu-Natal8413
Western Cape7381
Eastern Cape2739
Mpumalanga2208
North West2068
Free State1588
Limpopo1017
Northern Cape214
Total 53032
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Theft out of or from motor vehicle

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng45034
Western Cape37910
Kwazulu-Natal16854
Eastern Cape12195
Mpumalanga6926
North West6293
Limpopo4995
Free State4822
Northern Cape2807
Total 137836
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Stock-theft

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Eastern Cape6023
Kwazulu-Natal5959
Free State3677
North West3192
Mpumalanga2867
Limpopo1956
Northern Cape1350
Gauteng989
Western Cape885
Total 26898
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CRIME DETECTED AS A RESULT OF POLICE ACTION

Illegal possession of firearms and ammunition

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng4044
Kwazulu-Natal4000
Western Cape2929
Eastern Cape2045
Mpumalanga1137
North West735
Limpopo533
Free State527
Northern Cape101
Total 16051
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Drug-related crime

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Western Cape107379
Gauteng62592
Kwazulu-Natal50429
Eastern Cape17710
Limpopo14393
North West11972
Mpumalanga11519
Free State11314
Northern Cape5080
Total 292388
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Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng27740
Kwazulu-Natal13403
Western Cape12895
Eastern Cape6090
Limpopo4420
Mpumalanga4205
Free State2828
North West2562
Northern Cape781
Total 74924
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Sexual offences detected as a result of police action

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Kwazulu/Natal3558
Limpopo698
Gauteng607
Free State346
Eastern Cape337
Western Cape274
North West255
Northern Cape48
Mpumalanga41
Total 6164
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OTHER SERIOUS CRIMES

All theft not mentioned elsewhere

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng96923
Western Cape85957
Kwazulu-Natal42577
Eastern Cape24486
Limpopo20758
Mpumalanga18457
North West15677
Free State15623
Northern Cape6933
Total 327391
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Commercial crime

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng23960
Kwazulu-Natal12405
Western Cape11725
Eastern Cape6567
Mpumalanga5149
Free State4511
Limpopo4024
North West3914
Northern Cape1103
Total 73358
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Shoplifting

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng21140
Western Cape14557
Kwazulu-Natal12302
Eastern Cape5408
Limpopo3742
Mpumalanga3454
Free State3214
North West2176
Northern Cape1387
Total 67380
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Community-reported serious crimes

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng497467
Western Cape361694
KwaZulu-Natal260638
Eastern Cape167892
Limpopo103880
Mpumalanga102941
Free State97660
North West96817
Northern Cape42732
Total 1731721
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SUBCATEGORIES OF AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

Carjacking

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng8468
Kwazulu-Natal3029
Western Cape2201
Eastern Cape955
Mpumalanga810
Limpopo459
North West390
Free State234
Northern Cape28
Total 16574
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Truck hijacking

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng665
Mpumalanga178
Eastern Cape82
Kwazulu-Natal81
Western Cape58
North West48
Free State41
Limpopo27
Northern Cape0
Total 1180
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Robbery at residential premises

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng8619
Kwazulu-Natal4255
Western Cape2560
Eastern Cape2171
North West1290
Limpopo1181
Mpumalanga1138
Free State875
Northern Cape138
Total 22227
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Robbery at non-residential premises

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng7103
Kwazulu-Natal2951
Eastern Cape2369
Western Cape1889
Mpumalanga1764
Limpopo1750
North West1493
Free State973
Northern Cape299
Total 20591
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Bank robbery

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Eastern Cape1
Gauteng1
Kwazulu/Natal1
Limpopo0
Free State0
Mpumalanga0
North West0
Northern Cape0
Western Cape0
Total 3
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Robbery of cash in transit

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Western Cape35
Gauteng33
Kwazulu/Natal25
Mpumalanga22
Free State12
Eastern Cape11
Limpopo10
North West4
Northern Cape0
Total 152
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TRIO Crimes

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng24190
KwaZulu-Natal10235
Western Cape6650
Eastern Cape5495
Mpumalanga3712
Limpopo3390
North West3173
Free State2082
Northern Cape465
Total 59392
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OTHER CRIMES CATEGORIES (*No longer reported on)

Culpable homicide

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Eastern Cape0
Free State0
Gauteng0
Limpopo0
Mpumalanga0
Northern Cape0
North West0
Western Cape0
Kwazulu-Natal0
Total 0
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Public violence

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Eastern Cape0
Free State0
Gauteng0
Limpopo0
Mpumalanga0
Northern Cape0
North West0
Western Cape0
Kwazulu-Natal0
Total 0
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Crimen injuria

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Eastern Cape0
Free State0
Gauteng0
Limpopo0
Mpumalanga0
Northern Cape0
North West0
Western Cape0
Kwazulu-Natal0
Total 0
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Neglect and ill-treatment of children

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Eastern Cape0
Free State0
Gauteng0
Limpopo0
Mpumalanga0
Northern Cape0
North West0
Western Cape0
Kwazulu-Natal0
Total 0
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Abduction

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Eastern Cape0
Free State0
Gauteng0
Limpopo0
Mpumalanga0
Northern Cape0
North West0
Western Cape0
Kwazulu-Natal0
Total 0
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SEXUAL OFFENCES

Rape

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Gauteng7549
KwaZulu-Natal7032
Eastern Cape6836
Western Cape4771
North West3615
Limpopo3321
Mpumalanga2708
Free State2702
Northern Cape1099
Total 39633
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Sexual assault

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Western Cape1670
Gauteng1269
KwaZulu-Natal1039
Eastern Cape753
Free State474
North West319
Mpumalanga264
Limpopo240
Northern Cape225
Total 6253
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Attempted sexual offences

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Western Cape365
Eastern Cape301
Gauteng285
North West246
KwaZulu-Natal226
Limpopo195
Free State154
Northern Cape153
Mpumalanga146
Total 2071
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Contact sexual offences

ProvinceNumber of Crimes
Western Cape309
Gauteng307
KwaZulu-Natal187
Eastern Cape160
Free State158
North West146
Mpumalanga98
Limpopo72
Northern Cape51
Total 1488
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