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Crime Stats Simplified

Worst ten precincts: largest number of reported crimes

Total Crimes: Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape35208
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape31484
Johannesburg CentralGauteng28308
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal26038
HoneydewGauteng24724
KraaifonteinWestern Cape21364
Park RoadFree State21315
Pretoria CentralGauteng20830
HillbrowGauteng20696
NyangaWestern Cape20669
Total  250636
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CONTACT CRIMES (CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON)

Murder : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape281
InandaKwazulu-Natal207
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal187
DelftWestern Cape183
KhayelitshaWestern Cape179
HarareWestern Cape174
Philippi EastWestern Cape150
KraaifonteinWestern Cape142
GugulethuWestern Cape136
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal129
Total  1768
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Sexual Offences : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape356
InandaKwazulu-Natal348
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal295
JoubertonNorth West265
MthathaEastern Cape246
GugulethuWestern Cape238
MfuleniWestern Cape230
DobsonvilleGauteng227
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal226
ThabongFree State223
Total  2654
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Attempted murder : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
KhayelitshaWestern Cape256
GelvandaleEastern Cape225
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal198
NyangaWestern Cape183
DelftWestern Cape178
Ivory ParkGauteng168
KraaifonteinWestern Cape160
Elsies RiverWestern Cape156
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape144
Bishop LavisWestern Cape143
Total  1811
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Assault with the intent to inflict grievous bodily harm : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape1071
TembaGauteng1047
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal1037
InandaKwazulu-Natal997
HillbrowGauteng974
MorokaGauteng913
DobsonvilleGauteng817
DiepslootGauteng814
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal796
VosmanMpumalanga787
Total  9253
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Common assault : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape1992
WorcesterWestern Cape1357
NyangaWestern Cape1111
MorokaGauteng1032
HillbrowGauteng1009
KraaifonteinWestern Cape985
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal950
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal945
DobsonvilleGauteng940
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal889
Total  11210
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Common robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1283
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape1143
Pretoria CentralGauteng951
HillbrowGauteng846
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape710
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal542
KimberleyNorthern Cape526
Park RoadFree State471
SunnysideGauteng459
NyangaWestern Cape459
Total  7390
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Robbery with aggravating circumstances : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng2187
KhayelitshaWestern Cape1529
NyangaWestern Cape1498
PinetownKwazulu-Natal1346
HillbrowGauteng1308
HoneydewGauteng1183
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1120
JeppeGauteng1058
Ivory ParkGauteng1042
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape1018
Total  13289
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CONTACT-RELATED CRIMES

Arson : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NtabankuluEastern Cape36
MfuleniWestern Cape33
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape31
ThohoyandouLimpopo29
BethelsdorpEastern Cape27
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal26
BoitekongNorth West25
HarareWestern Cape25
NyangaWestern Cape24
HillbrowGauteng23
Total  279
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Malicious damage to property : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape1215
NyangaWestern Cape930
WorcesterWestern Cape929
HoneydewGauteng824
HillbrowGauteng809
Bishop LavisWestern Cape804
DelftWestern Cape712
Paarl EastWestern Cape701
Elsies RiverWestern Cape681
KleinvleiWestern Cape648
Total  8253
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PROPERTY-RELATED CRIMES

Burglary at non-residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PinetownKwazulu-Natal671
RustenburgNorth West661
Mount RoadEastern Cape634
WitbankMpumalanga595
Johannesburg CentralGauteng555
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal525
PaarlWestern Cape505
VereenigingGauteng492
GermistonGauteng485
Park RoadFree State463
Total  5586
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Burglary at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
WitbankMpumalanga1616
HoneydewGauteng1340
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal1291
RustenburgNorth West1175
SeshegoLimpopo1124
KraaifonteinWestern Cape1122
Protea GlenGauteng1112
RoodepoortGauteng1110
MargateKwazulu-Natal1107
VanderbijlparkGauteng1103
Total  12100
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Theft of motor vehicle and motorcycle : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
BereaKwazulu-Natal763
BrooklynGauteng748
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal727
HoneydewGauteng719
LytteltonGauteng572
BooysensGauteng572
WierdabrugGauteng561
LindenGauteng559
VanderbijlparkGauteng527
RoodepoortGauteng518
Total  6266
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Theft out of or from motor vehicle : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape3770
StellenboschWestern Cape2253
SunnysideGauteng1606
SandtonGauteng1586
HillbrowGauteng1471
BellvilleWestern Cape1454
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1451
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1416
MidrandGauteng1375
Pretoria CentralGauteng1361
Total  17743
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Stock-theft : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
SulenkamaEastern Cape231
BityeEastern Cape214
QumbuEastern Cape205
MalutiEastern Cape183
MthathaEastern Cape179
HarrismithFree State175
KwamhlangaMpumalanga160
BergvilleKwazulu-Natal158
Piet RetiefMpumalanga155
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal145
Total  1805
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CRIME DETECTED AS A RESULT OF POLICE ACTION

Illegal possession of firearms and ammunition : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
DelftWestern Cape195
KhayelitshaWestern Cape193
SkukuzaMpumalanga189
KraaifonteinWestern Cape151
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape141
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal132
MfuleniWestern Cape130
Elsies RiverWestern Cape125
NyangaWestern Cape122
HarareWestern Cape119
Total  1497
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Drug-related crime : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape4914
KraaifonteinWestern Cape4502
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal3224
DelftWestern Cape2926
Bishop LavisWestern Cape2898
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape2796
AtlantisWestern Cape2638
LentegeurWestern Cape2444
ManenbergWestern Cape2399
NyangaWestern Cape2304
Total  31045
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Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1601
OrlandoGauteng747
DiepkloofGauteng733
BramleyGauteng658
Johannesburg CentralGauteng625
DouglasdaleGauteng599
RandburgGauteng588
JabulaniGauteng578
TembisaGauteng552
DobsonvilleGauteng533
Total  7214
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Sexual offences detected as a result of police action : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PietermaritzburgKwazulu/Natal876
Port ShepstoneKwazulu/Natal669
MargateKwazulu/Natal536
UmbiloKwazulu/Natal312
Durban CentralKwazulu/Natal291
PointKwazulu/Natal268
UitenhageEastern Cape254
PhoenixKwazulu/Natal195
RandburgGauteng138
NorthamLimpopo131
Total  3670
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OTHER SERIOUS CRIMES

All theft not mentioned elsewhere : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape5496
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape3322
Pretoria CentralGauteng2956
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal2776
StellenboschWestern Cape2426
SandtonGauteng2410
HoneydewGauteng2109
Park RoadFree State2095
BrooklynGauteng2045
Johannesburg CentralGauteng2023
Total  27658
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Commercial crime : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Park RoadFree State1398
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1215
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape1082
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal985
SandtonGauteng972
MidrandGauteng928
NelspruitMpumalanga763
PinetownKwazulu-Natal749
RustenburgNorth West667
PotchefstroomNorth West659
Total  9418
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Shoplifting : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1365
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1309
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape1287
Park RoadFree State983
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape774
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal742
ParowWestern Cape726
PolokwaneLimpopo699
BellvilleWestern Cape663
Kwa Mashu EKwazulu-Natal653
Total  9201
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Community-reported serious crimes : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape15952
Johannesburg CentralGauteng13044
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape12894
HoneydewGauteng10965
Durban CentralKwaZulu-Natal10945
Park RoadFree State9870
HillbrowGauteng9522
WitbankMpumalanga9343
StellenboschWestern Cape9298
Pretoria CentralGauteng9108
Total  110941
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SUBCATEGORIES OF AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

Carjacking : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape257
BooysensGauteng250
PinetownKwazulu-Natal238
JeppeGauteng238
SoshanguveGauteng192
HarareWestern Cape173
DelftWestern Cape164
Ivory ParkGauteng163
GugulethuWestern Cape157
RietgatGauteng156
Total  1988
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Truck hijacking : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
AlbertonGauteng43
Kempton ParkGauteng38
DelmasMpumalanga36
WitbankMpumalanga34
HeidelbergGauteng31
BedfordviewGauteng29
OlifantsfonteinGauteng27
OgiesMpumalanga24
LytteltonGauteng19
ZonkizizweGauteng17
Total  298
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Robbery at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
HoneydewGauteng337
Ivory ParkGauteng298
NyangaWestern Cape276
SandtonGauteng226
MidrandGauteng216
RoodepoortGauteng214
DiepslootGauteng184
MtunziniKwazulu-Natal184
KwazakeleEastern Cape183
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal180
Total  2298
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Robbery at non-residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng225
EvatonGauteng170
WitbankMpumalanga170
TembaGauteng168
Ivory ParkGauteng156
HoneydewGauteng152
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal149
JeppeGauteng143
HillbrowGauteng135
Kempton ParkGauteng129
Total  1597
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Bank robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NtabankuluEastern Cape1
SundumbiliKwazulu/Natal1
LytteltonGauteng1
MondloKwazulu/Natal0
PienaarMpumalanga0
GeorgeWestern Cape0
MotetemaLimpopo0
GariesNorthern Cape0
EzibeleniEastern Cape0
FochvilleGauteng0
Total  3
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Robbery of cash in transit : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Kempton ParkGauteng5
WitbankMpumalanga4
KraaifonteinWestern Cape3
Jhb CentralGauteng3
KhayelitshaWestern Cape3
NongomaKwazulu/Natal2
DenniltonLimpopo2
Park RoadFree State2
Philippi EastWestern Cape2
WillowvaleEastern Cape2
Total  28
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TRIO Crimes : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
HoneydewGauteng638
Ivory ParkGauteng617
NyangaWestern Cape573
PinetownKwaZulu-Natal482
JeppeGauteng475
TembaGauteng436
BooysensGauteng436
SoshanguveGauteng422
MidrandGauteng411
Johannesburg CentralGauteng401
Total  4891
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OTHER CRIMES CATEGORIES (*No longer reported on)

Culpable homicide : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
KinrossMpumalanga0
CitrusdalWestern Cape0
EzibayeniKwazulu-Natal0
VanwyksvleiNorthern Cape0
AthloneWestern Cape0
FlagstaffEastern Cape0
KhutsongGauteng0
WalmerEastern Cape0
SheepmoorMpumalanga0
HeidelbergWestern Cape0
Total  0
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Public violence : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
KinrossMpumalanga0
ClaremontWestern Cape0
EzibayeniKwazulu-Natal0
VanwyksvleiNorthern Cape0
AthloneWestern Cape0
FlagstaffEastern Cape0
KhutsongGauteng0
WalmerEastern Cape0
SheepmoorMpumalanga0
HermanusWestern Cape0
Total  0
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Crimen injuria : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
KinrossMpumalanga0
CitrusdalWestern Cape0
EzinqoleniKwazulu-Natal0
VanwyksvleiNorthern Cape0
Somerset WestWestern Cape0
FlagstaffEastern Cape0
KhutsongGauteng0
WalmerEastern Cape0
SheepmoorMpumalanga0
HeidelbergWestern Cape0
Total  0
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Neglect and ill-treatment of children : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
KinrossMpumalanga0
CitrusdalWestern Cape0
EzibayeniKwazulu-Natal0
VanwyksvleiNorthern Cape0
Somerset WestWestern Cape0
FlagstaffEastern Cape0
KhutsongGauteng0
WalmerEastern Cape0
SheepmoorMpumalanga0
HarareWestern Cape0
Total  0
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Abduction : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
KinrossMpumalanga0
ClanwilliamWestern Cape0
EzibayeniKwazulu-Natal0
VanwyksvleiNorthern Cape0
StanfordWestern Cape0
FlagstaffEastern Cape0
KhutsongGauteng0
WalmerEastern Cape0
SheepmoorMpumalanga0
HermanusWestern Cape0
Total  0
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SEXUAL OFFENCES

Rape : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwaZulu-Natal309
UmlaziKwaZulu-Natal262
NyangaWestern Cape256
MthathaEastern Cape227
JoubertonNorth West203
MankwengLimpopo200
DobsonvilleGauteng200
ThabongFree State195
EmpangeniKwaZulu-Natal195
TembaGauteng194
Total  2241
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Sexual assault : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape78
NyangaWestern Cape67
ManenbergWestern Cape52
DelftWestern Cape43
ConvilleWestern Cape43
GugulethuWestern Cape39
MfuleniWestern Cape38
WorcesterWestern Cape36
OudtshoornWestern Cape36
KraaifonteinWestern Cape36
Total  468
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Attempted sexual offences : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape21
BoitekongNorth West17
MalutiEastern Cape17
MankwengLimpopo15
Ivory ParkGauteng14
VosloorusGauteng14
GanyesaNorth West13
DelftWestern Cape13
GugulethuWestern Cape12
MalmesburyWestern Cape12
Total  148
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Contact sexual offences : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
JoubertonNorth West25
KananaNorth West20
Park RoadFree State17
SpringsGauteng16
GugulethuWestern Cape14
KhumaNorth West13
ReddersburgFree State13
NyangaWestern Cape12
HarareWestern Cape12
HoneydewGauteng12
Total  154
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