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Crime Stats Simplified

Worst ten precincts: largest number of reported crimes

Total Crimes: Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape19499
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape17785
Johannesburg CentralGauteng14606
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal13735
HoneydewGauteng12889
KraaifonteinWestern Cape11939
Park RoadFree State11489
Pretoria CentralGauteng11444
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal11206
HillbrowGauteng10933
Total  135525
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CONTACT CRIMES (CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON)

Murder : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape279
GugulethuWestern Cape184
InandaKwazulu-Natal169
HarareWestern Cape166
KhayelitshaWestern Cape161
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal155
KraaifonteinWestern Cape152
DelftWestern Cape143
MfuleniWestern Cape139
BethelsdorpEastern Cape137
Total  1685
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Sexual Offences : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape351
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal319
InandaKwazulu-Natal316
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal281
MankwengLimpopo249
ThohoyandouLimpopo248
MthathaEastern Cape243
GugulethuWestern Cape243
JoubertonNorth West225
ThabongFree State225
Total  2700
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Attempted murder : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal227
GelvandaleEastern Cape215
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape208
NyangaWestern Cape198
KhayelitshaWestern Cape183
Elsies RiverWestern Cape163
DelftWestern Cape151
InandaKwazulu-Natal144
KraaifonteinWestern Cape134
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal132
Total  1755
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Assault with the intent to inflict grievous bodily harm : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal1265
TembaGauteng1101
HillbrowGauteng1069
NyangaWestern Cape1053
InandaKwazulu-Natal1039
DobsonvilleGauteng968
KagisoGauteng886
MorokaGauteng886
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal867
Orange FarmsGauteng864
Total  9998
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Common assault : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape2079
WorcesterWestern Cape1543
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal1426
KagisoGauteng1286
MorokaGauteng1171
HillbrowGauteng1170
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal1098
NyangaWestern Cape1011
DobsonvilleGauteng985
KhayelitshaWestern Cape912
Total  12681
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Common robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1322
Pretoria CentralGauteng937
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape931
HillbrowGauteng815
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape754
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal533
Park RoadFree State533
ParowWestern Cape493
WitbankMpumalanga463
SunnysideGauteng429
Total  7210
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Robbery with aggravating circumstances : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1694
NyangaWestern Cape1503
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape1347
KhayelitshaWestern Cape1226
HillbrowGauteng1187
HoneydewGauteng1076
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1024
PinetownKwazulu-Natal1019
JeppeGauteng947
HarareWestern Cape924
Total  11947
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CONTACT-RELATED CRIMES

Arson : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal45
HarareWestern Cape37
InandaKwazulu-Natal35
ThohoyandouLimpopo33
GiyaniLimpopo29
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape29
SeshegoLimpopo28
TshauluLimpopo28
WorcesterWestern Cape26
MankwengLimpopo26
Total  316
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Malicious damage to property : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape1308
WorcesterWestern Cape936
NyangaWestern Cape878
Elsies RiverWestern Cape757
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal742
HoneydewGauteng742
Bishop LavisWestern Cape728
KagisoGauteng723
Paarl EastWestern Cape700
DobsonvilleGauteng673
Total  8187
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PROPERTY-RELATED CRIMES

Burglary at non-residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal650
PinetownKwazulu-Natal556
RustenburgNorth West547
Mount RoadEastern Cape529
MiddelburgMpumalanga524
WitbankMpumalanga520
PaarlWestern Cape504
Park RoadFree State488
VereenigingGauteng488
Johannesburg CentralGauteng487
Total  5293
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Burglary at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
WitbankMpumalanga1551
HoneydewGauteng1530
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal1402
Park RoadFree State1397
MargateKwazulu-Natal1364
RustenburgNorth West1363
InandaKwazulu-Natal1242
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal1223
KraaifonteinWestern Cape1175
RoodepoortGauteng1165
Total  13412
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Theft of motor vehicle and motorcycle : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
HoneydewGauteng835
BereaKwazulu-Natal729
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal618
BooysensGauteng574
RoodepoortGauteng574
LindenGauteng554
BrooklynGauteng529
KrugersdorpGauteng521
Boksburg NorthGauteng521
BrixtonGauteng515
Total  5970
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Theft out of or from motor vehicle : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape3509
StellenboschWestern Cape2747
SunnysideGauteng1614
BellvilleWestern Cape1487
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1471
Pretoria CentralGauteng1376
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape1315
SandtonGauteng1282
NelspruitMpumalanga1271
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1223
Total  17295
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Stock-theft : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
SulenkamaEastern Cape271
QumbuEastern Cape206
MthathaEastern Cape195
MalutiEastern Cape191
Mount FrereEastern Cape186
UtrechtKwazulu-Natal162
BityeEastern Cape161
AmangweKwazulu-Natal151
BulwerKwazulu-Natal148
VentersdorpNorth West141
Total  1812
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CRIME DETECTED AS A RESULT OF POLICE ACTION

Illegal possession of firearms and ammunition : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape225
DelftWestern Cape169
ManenbergWestern Cape144
SkukuzaMpumalanga143
NyangaWestern Cape142
MfuleniWestern Cape138
KraaifonteinWestern Cape129
PhilippiWestern Cape122
MsingaKwazulu-Natal115
SteenbergWestern Cape114
Total  1441
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Drug-related crime : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape4609
DelftWestern Cape3439
KraaifonteinWestern Cape3332
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape2712
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal2653
ManenbergWestern Cape2508
Bishop LavisWestern Cape2472
Eldorado ParkGauteng2117
Pretoria CentralGauteng2116
AtlantisWestern Cape2078
Total  28036
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Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal994
TembisaGauteng972
DobsonvilleGauteng965
DiepkloofGauteng889
Johannesburg CentralGauteng881
BramleyGauteng732
BooysensGauteng686
OrlandoGauteng674
DouglasdaleGauteng659
SandtonGauteng656
Total  8108
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Sexual offences as result of police action : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Port ShepstoneKwazulu/Natal547
MokwakwailaLimpopo528
PietermaritzburgKwazulu/Natal461
Durban CentralKwazulu/Natal410
UmbiloKwazulu/Natal316
PointKwazulu/Natal312
TzaneenLimpopo290
UitenhageEastern Cape187
MusinaLimpopo185
PhoenixKwazulu/Natal168
Total  3404
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OTHER SERIOUS CRIMES

All theft not mentioned elsewhere : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape5176
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape3635
Pretoria CentralGauteng3030
SandtonGauteng2866
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal2865
Johannesburg CentralGauteng2434
StellenboschWestern Cape2379
HoneydewGauteng2346
MilnertonWestern Cape2144
BrooklynGauteng2107
Total  28982
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Commercial crime : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1137
BrooklynGauteng1059
Park RoadFree State1052
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1050
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape1015
SandtonGauteng879
MidrandGauteng874
KlerksdorpNorth West840
PinetownKwazulu-Natal839
PotchefstroomNorth West838
Total  9583
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Shoplifting : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1426
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1372
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape1188
Park RoadFree State1031
Kwa Mashu EKwazulu-Natal802
PinetownKwazulu-Natal786
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape782
PolokwaneLimpopo722
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal718
Durban NorthKwazulu-Natal664
Total  9491
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SUBCATEGORIES OF AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

Carjacking : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape238
BooysensGauteng207
GugulethuWestern Cape202
JeppeGauteng192
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal175
SoshanguveGauteng169
PinetownKwazulu-Natal146
KagisoGauteng139
YeovilleGauteng139
KwazakeleEastern Cape135
Total  1742
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Truck hijacking : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
HeidelbergGauteng73
Kempton ParkGauteng41
VosloorusGauteng32
OgiesMpumalanga31
BedfordviewGauteng28
DelmasMpumalanga27
AlbertonGauteng26
OlifantsfonteinGauteng21
MiddelburgMpumalanga20
Boksburg NorthGauteng20
Total  319
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Robbery at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
HoneydewGauteng380
NyangaWestern Cape329
SandtonGauteng245
Ivory ParkGauteng213
RoodepoortGauteng194
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal177
MidrandGauteng164
ThohoyandouLimpopo154
MondeorGauteng151
HarareWestern Cape147
Total  2154
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Robbery at non-residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
TembaGauteng181
Johannesburg CentralGauteng165
VosmanMpumalanga141
KagisoGauteng136
Kempton ParkGauteng135
Ivory ParkGauteng132
EvatonGauteng131
GermistonGauteng130
SpringsGauteng128
HoneydewGauteng122
Total  1401
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Bank robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
TaungNorth West2
StellaNorth West1
NorkemparkGauteng1
RosebankGauteng1
HazyviewMpumalanga1
Thornhill CiskeiEastern Cape0
BushbuckridgeMpumalanga0
Victoria WestNorthern Cape0
MooifonteinNorth West0
SaldanhaWestern Cape0
Total  6
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Robbery of cash in transit : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
MokwakwailaLimpopo4
MtubatubaKwazulu/Natal3
EmpangeniKwazulu/Natal3
BenoniGauteng3
SebokengGauteng2
TweefonteinMpumalanga2
Middelburg MpumalangMpumalanga2
LusikisikiEastern Cape2
Durban CentralKwazulu/Natal2
Kempton ParkGauteng2
Total  25
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OTHER CRIMES CATEGORIES (*Not reported in 2016)

Culpable homicide : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
VenterstadEastern Cape
MakwassieNorth West
MaguduKwazulu-Natal
MowbrayWestern Cape
VerulamKwazulu-Natal
BushbuckridgeMpumalanga
BethulieFree State
NorvalspontNorthern Cape
VosloorusGauteng
Kei BridgeEastern Cape
Total  0
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Public violence : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
VenterstadEastern Cape
MakwassieNorth West
MaguduKwazulu-Natal
MowbrayWestern Cape
VerulamKwazulu-Natal
BushbuckridgeMpumalanga
BethulieFree State
NorvalspontNorthern Cape
VosloorusGauteng
Kei BridgeEastern Cape
Total  0
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Crimen injuria : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
VenterstadEastern Cape
MakwassieNorth West
MahlabatiniKwazulu-Natal
MowbrayWestern Cape
VerulamKwazulu-Natal
BushbuckridgeMpumalanga
BethulieFree State
NorvalspontNorthern Cape
VosloorusGauteng
Kei BridgeEastern Cape
Total  0
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Neglect and ill-treatment of children : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
VenterstadEastern Cape
MakwassieNorth West
MaguduKwazulu-Natal
Mossel BayWestern Cape
VerulamKwazulu-Natal
BushbuckridgeMpumalanga
BethulieFree State
NorvalspontNorthern Cape
VosloorusGauteng
Kei BridgeEastern Cape
Total  0
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Kidnapping : Worst ten precincts in 2016

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
VenterstadEastern Cape
MakwassieNorth West
MaguduKwazulu-Natal
MoorreesburgWestern Cape
VerulamKwazulu-Natal
BushbuckridgeMpumalanga
BethulieFree State
NorvalspontNorthern Cape
VosloorusGauteng
Kei BridgeEastern Cape
Total  0
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