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Crime Stats Simplified

Worst ten precincts: largest number of reported crimes

Total Crimes: Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape34146
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape28676
Johannesburg CentralGauteng26861
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal25974
HoneydewGauteng23922
KraaifonteinWestern Cape20919
NyangaWestern Cape20757
Park RoadFree State20454
Pretoria CentralGauteng19937
WitbankMpumalanga19701
Total  241347

CONTACT CRIMES (CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON)

Murder : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape308
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal223
Philippi EastWestern Cape205
InandaKwazulu-Natal203
DelftWestern Cape195
KhayelitshaWestern Cape192
KraaifonteinWestern Cape186
GugulethuWestern Cape182
MthathaEastern Cape160
MfuleniWestern Cape157
Total  2011

Sexual Offences : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal330
NyangaWestern Cape308
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal290
ThohoyandouLimpopo250
MthathaEastern Cape236
DelftWestern Cape236
KagisoGauteng229
GugulethuWestern Cape223
JoubertonNorth West215
LusikisikiEastern Cape210
Total  2527

Attempted murder : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
GelvandaleEastern Cape265
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape246
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal214
BethelsdorpEastern Cape201
DelftWestern Cape192
KhayelitshaWestern Cape181
NyangaWestern Cape172
Bishop LavisWestern Cape156
Elsies riverWestern Cape129
KwazakeleEastern Cape129
Total  1885

Assault with the intent to inflict grievous bodily harm : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal1176
DobsonvilleGauteng994
TembaGauteng958
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal935
NyangaWestern Cape870
HillbrowGauteng864
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal846
Johannesburg CentralGauteng834
MorokaGauteng826
Ivory ParkGauteng820
Total  9123

Common assault : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape1574
KagisoGauteng1297
WorcesterWestern Cape1178
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal1096
DobsonvilleGauteng1092
NyangaWestern Cape1040
AlexandraGauteng999
RandfonteinGauteng960
KraaifonteinWestern Cape933
HillbrowGauteng922
Total  11091

Common robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1309
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape1179
Pretoria CentralGauteng955
HillbrowGauteng833
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape662
Park RoadFree State634
ParowWestern Cape504
SunnysideGauteng473
NyangaWestern Cape440
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal424
Total  7413

Robbery with aggravating circumstances : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1954
NyangaWestern Cape1646
HillbrowGauteng1358
KhayelitshaWestern Cape1294
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1170
JeppeGauteng1143
PinetownKwazulu-Natal1030
HoneydewGauteng1017
Ivory ParkGauteng958
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape946
Total  12516

CONTACT-RELATED CRIMES

Arson : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal35
ThohoyandouLimpopo31
WorcesterWestern Cape30
NyangaWestern Cape29
MfuleniWestern Cape27
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape27
InandaKwazulu-Natal25
DelftWestern Cape25
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal24
RustenburgNorth West23
Total  276

Malicious damage to property : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape1028
NyangaWestern Cape1000
HoneydewGauteng889
DelftWestern Cape809
WorcesterWestern Cape804
KagisoGauteng766
Bishop LavisWestern Cape720
Elsies riverWestern Cape710
DobsonvilleGauteng680
KraaifonteinWestern Cape659
Total  8065

PROPERTY-RELATED CRIMES

Burglary at non-residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
WitbankMpumalanga610
PinetownKwazulu-Natal585
RustenburgNorth West544
Mount RoadEastern Cape538
Johannesburg CentralGauteng489
Park RoadFree State480
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal470
GeorgeWestern Cape441
VereenigingGauteng440
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal395
Total  4992

Burglary at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
WitbankMpumalanga1460
Park RoadFree State1288
HoneydewGauteng1260
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal1226
RustenburgNorth West1176
MargateKwazulu-Natal1101
InandaKwazulu-Natal1094
KraaifonteinWestern Cape1068
RoodepoortGauteng1029
StellenboschWestern Cape1023
Total  11725

Theft of motor vehicle and motorcycle : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
BrooklynGauteng793
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal643
HoneydewGauteng622
LindenGauteng577
KrugersdorpGauteng554
VanderbijlparkGauteng548
BereaKwazulu-Natal515
LytteltonGauteng508
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal497
SunnysideGauteng495
Total  5752

Theft out of or from motor vehicle : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape3956
StellenboschWestern Cape1840
SunnysideGauteng1780
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1613
HumewoodEastern Cape1318
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1280
NelspruitMpumalanga1276
HoneydewGauteng1263
Pretoria CentralGauteng1258
Park RoadFree State1140
Total  16724

Stock-theft : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
MthathaEastern Cape274
MalutiEastern Cape258
SulenkamaEastern Cape248
QumbuEastern Cape227
HarrismithFree State196
Mount FrereEastern Cape183
BityiEastern Cape179
UtrechtKwazulu-Natal174
AmersfoortMpumalanga173
SeloseshaFree State172
Total  2084

CRIME DETECTED AS A RESULT OF POLICE ACTION

Illegal possession of firearms and ammunition : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape275
DelftWestern Cape169
NyangaWestern Cape168
Johannesburg CentralGauteng157
BethelsdorpEastern Cape156
KraaifonteinWestern Cape154
Bishop LavisWestern Cape145
OudtshoornWestern Cape133
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal129
SkukuzaMpumalanga128
Total  1614

Drug-related crime : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape4930
KraaifonteinWestern Cape4377
DelftWestern Cape3756
Bishop LavisWestern Cape3432
AtlantisWestern Cape3041
NyangaWestern Cape2911
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape2894
WorcesterWestern Cape2829
LentegeurWestern Cape2805
Elsies riverWestern Cape2459
Total  33434

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal2687
RandburgGauteng910
DiepkloofGauteng865
DobsonvilleGauteng814
PointKwazulu-Natal763
GermistonGauteng733
KliptownGauteng676
SandtonGauteng674
SunnysideGauteng672
DouglasdaleGauteng649
Total  9443

Sexual offences detected as a result of police action : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
MargateKwazulu-Natal848
Port ShepstoneKwazulu-Natal732
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal523
MokopaneLimpopo390
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal354
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal298
PointKwazulu-Natal224
RandburgGauteng213
UitenhageEastern Cape184
NorthamLimpopo180
Total  3946

OTHER SERIOUS CRIMES

All theft not mentioned elsewhere : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape5067
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape2569
SandtonGauteng2465
Pretoria CentralGauteng2417
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal2387
HoneydewGauteng2161
Johannesburg CentralGauteng2070
MidrandGauteng1955
StellenboschWestern Cape1950
KraaifonteinWestern Cape1898
Total  24939

Commercial crime : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1132
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape1058
Park RoadFree State1047
SandtonGauteng965
MidrandGauteng955
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal911
BrooklynGauteng816
PotchefstroomNorth West752
LytteltonGauteng714
NelspruitMpumalanga697
Total  9047

Shoplifting : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1129
Cape Town CentralWestern Cape1061
Johannesburg CentralGauteng899
Park RoadFree State827
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape779
BellvilleWestern Cape702
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal685
KliptownGauteng633
PolokwaneLimpopo575
ParowWestern Cape557
Total  7847

SUBCATEGORIES OF AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

Carjacking : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape276
JeppeGauteng262
BooysensGauteng198
HoneydewGauteng184
MoffatviewGauteng183
DelftWestern Cape175
Johannesburg CentralGauteng169
Kempton ParkGauteng168
VosloorusGauteng158
TembisaGauteng156
Total  1929

Truck hijacking : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Heidelberg (GP)Gauteng43
Kempton ParkGauteng36
AlbertonGauteng34
VosloorusGauteng27
DelmasMpumalanga23
OlifantsfonteinGauteng23
BedfordviewGauteng21
NyangaWestern Cape21
LytteltonGauteng20
KliprivierGauteng16
Total  264

Robbery at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
HoneydewGauteng360
Ivory ParkGauteng321
NyangaWestern Cape293
ThohoyandouLimpopo229
SandtonGauteng208
DiepslootGauteng202
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal196
InandaKwazulu-Natal176
FloridaGauteng168
OlievenhoutboschGauteng167
Total  2320

Robbery at non-residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Johannesburg CentralGauteng205
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal197
WitbankMpumalanga161
EvatonGauteng138
TembaGauteng138
JeppeGauteng137
East LondonEastern Cape136
PinetownKwazulu-Natal127
HillbrowGauteng125
Kempton ParkGauteng124
Total  1488

Bank robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Philippi EastWestern Cape1
Ga-RankuwaGauteng1
Park RoadFree State1
BrixtonGauteng1
Johannesburg CentralGauteng1
Paul RouxFree State1
UlundiKwazulu-Natal1
KranskopKwazulu-Natal1
MarikanaNorth West1
SilvertonGauteng1
Total  10

Robbery of cash in transit : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
WitbankMpumalanga5
TembaGauteng4
RustenburgNorth West4
PhuthaditjhabaFree State4
EvatonGauteng4
JoubertonNorth West4
PhokengNorth West4
RietgatGauteng3
JabulaniGauteng3
Park RoadFree State3
Total  38

SEXUAL OFFENCES

Rape : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal278
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal252
ThohoyandouLimpopo225
MthathaEastern Cape222
KagisoGauteng210
NyangaWestern Cape210
DelftWestern Cape196
LusikisikiEastern Cape191
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal186
DobsonvilleGauteng182
Total  2152

Sexual assault : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mitchells PlainWestern Cape87
NyangaWestern Cape63
KleinvleiWestern Cape50
KlerksdorpNorth West48
ManenbergWestern Cape44
Park RoadFree State40
InandaKwazulu-Natal40
Johannesburg CentralGauteng38
Paarl EastWestern Cape37
GugulethuWestern Cape36
Total  483

Attempted sexual offences : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
NyangaWestern Cape25
MankwengLimpopo18
TaungNorth West17
GugulethuWestern Cape15
BoitekongNorth West15
WolmaransstadNorth West14
MothibistadNorthern Cape13
RustenburgNorth West13
GalesheweNorthern Cape12
MalutiEastern Cape12
Total  154

Contact sexual offences : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
KleinvleiWestern Cape15
Park RoadFree State12
NyangaWestern Cape10
KnysnaWestern Cape9
ReddersburgFree State9
GalesheweNorthern Cape8
KlerksdorpNorth West8
WitbankMpumalanga8
MfuleniWestern Cape8
NgangelizweEastern Cape8
Total  95