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Crime Stats Simplified

Worst ten precincts: largest number of reported crimes in KwaZulu-Natal

Total Crimes: Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal26331
PinetownKwazulu-Natal18840
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal18457
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal16286
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal14507
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal14347
InandaKwazulu-Natal14065
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal13536
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal13135
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal12749
Total  162253

CONTACT CRIMES (CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON)

Murder : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal207
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal187
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal129
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal129
Mpumalanga StationKwazulu-Natal93
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal85
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal78
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal75
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal69
MariannhillKwazulu-Natal64
Total  1116

Sexual Offences : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal348
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal295
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal226
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal200
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal182
OsizweniKwazulu-Natal172
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal161
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal151
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal139
EsikhaleniKwazulu-Natal136
Total  2010

Attempted murder : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal198
InandaKwazulu-Natal131
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal118
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal112
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal107
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal103
MariannhillKwazulu-Natal91
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal85
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal77
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal73
Total  1095

Assault with the intent to inflict grievous bodily harm : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal1037
InandaKwazulu-Natal997
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal796
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal755
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal619
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal608
OsizweniKwazulu-Natal602
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal504
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal451
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal414
Total  6783

Common assault : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal950
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal945
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal889
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal851
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal697
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal559
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal550
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal541
InandaKwazulu-Natal532
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal519
Total  7033

Common robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal542
PinetownKwazulu-Natal455
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal275
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal252
PointKwazulu-Natal243
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal232
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal219
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal203
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal166
InandaKwazulu-Natal160
Total  2747

Robbery with aggravating circumstances : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PinetownKwazulu-Natal1346
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1120
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal788
InandaKwazulu-Natal707
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal660
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal649
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal631
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal612
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal538
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal507
Total  7558

CONTACT-RELATED CRIMES

Arson : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal26
InandaKwazulu-Natal22
KwamakhuthaKwazulu-Natal18
KwamsaneKwazulu-Natal16
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal15
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal15
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal15
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal14
FolweniKwazulu-Natal13
IntsikeniKwazulu-Natal12
Total  166

Malicious damage to property : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal531
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal499
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal483
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal455
InandaKwazulu-Natal444
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal367
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal366
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal331
PinetownKwazulu-Natal328
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal290
Total  4094

PROPERTY-RELATED CRIMES

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PinetownKwazulu-Natal671
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal525
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal416
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal315
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal298
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal240
NewcastleKwazulu-Natal237
Greenwood ParkKwazulu-Natal227
Port ShepstoneKwazulu-Natal201
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal168
Total  3298

Burglary at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal1291
MargateKwazulu-Natal1107
InandaKwazulu-Natal1054
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal986
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal935
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal924
PinetownKwazulu-Natal887
Alexandra RoadKwazulu-Natal853
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal840
HillcrestKwazulu-Natal814
Total  9691

Theft of motor vehicle and motorcycle : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
BereaKwazulu-Natal763
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal727
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal472
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal366
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal323
PinetownKwazulu-Natal294
Durban NorthKwazulu-Natal264
AmanzimtotiKwazulu-Natal215
PointKwazulu-Natal200
MayvilleKwazulu-Natal180
Total  3804

Theft out of or from motor vehicle : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1451
PinetownKwazulu-Natal1071
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal917
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal478
PointKwazulu-Natal475
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal465
BereaKwazulu-Natal458
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal439
NewcastleKwazulu-Natal395
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal394
Total  6543

Stock-theft : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
BergvilleKwazulu-Natal158
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal145
BulwerKwazulu-Natal145
Taylors HaltKwazulu-Natal142
UtrechtKwazulu-Natal141
EzakheniKwazulu-Natal133
NtabamhlopheKwazulu-Natal125
NongomaKwazulu-Natal116
EstcourtKwazulu-Natal116
ElandslaagteKwazulu-Natal112
Total  1333

CRIME DETECTED AS A RESULT OF POLICE ACTION

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal132
EzakheniKwazulu-Natal109
InandaKwazulu-Natal100
MsingaKwazulu-Natal96
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal70
NhlanhleniKwazulu-Natal68
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal68
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal67
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal64
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal64
Total  838

Drug-related crime : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal3224
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1969
PointKwazulu-Natal1780
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal1509
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal1477
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal1460
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal1330
VerulamKwazulu-Natal1281
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal1201
SydenhamKwazulu-Natal1002
Total  16233

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1601
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal520
PointKwazulu-Natal369
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal356
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal345
BhekithembaKwazulu-Natal326
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal309
PinetownKwazulu-Natal238
Port ShepstoneKwazulu-Natal235
Newlands EastKwazulu-Natal235
Total  4534

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
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal195
BellairKwazulu-Natal121
Greenwood ParkKwazulu-Natal62
PinetownKwazulu-Natal48
Total  3378

OTHER SERIOUS CRIMES

All theft not mentioned elsewhere : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal2776
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal2009
PinetownKwazulu-Natal1320
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal1022
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal959
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal905
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal898
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal863
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal784
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal783
Total  12319

Commercial crime : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal985
PinetownKwazulu-Natal749
PointKwazulu-Natal484
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal480
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal478
NewcastleKwazulu-Natal453
Durban NorthKwazulu-Natal431
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal397
Port ShepstoneKwazulu-Natal331
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal324
Total  5112

Shoplifting : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1309
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal742
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal653
Durban NorthKwazulu-Natal614
PinetownKwazulu-Natal487
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal397
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal386
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal385
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal370
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal334
Total  5677

SUBCATEGORIES OF AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

Carjacking : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PinetownKwazulu-Natal238
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal153
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal149
BereaKwazulu-Natal129
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal128
SydenhamKwazulu-Natal126
Newlands EastKwazulu-Natal108
IsipingoKwazulu-Natal103
Greenwood ParkKwazulu-Natal97
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal86
Total  1317

Truck hijacking : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
HowickKwazulu-Natal7
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal7
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal4
BellairKwazulu-Natal4
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal3
MariannhillKwazulu-Natal3
MontclairKwazulu-Natal3
Brighton BeachKwazulu-Natal3
BestersKwazulu-Natal3
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal3
Total  40

Robbery at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
MtunziniKwazulu-Natal184
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal180
InandaKwazulu-Natal171
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal138
PinetownKwazulu-Natal125
WestvilleKwazulu-Natal113
EzakheniKwazulu-Natal109
SydenhamKwazulu-Natal106
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal101
EsikhaleniKwazulu-Natal99
Total  1326

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal149
PinetownKwazulu-Natal119
Greenwood ParkKwazulu-Natal88
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal88
InandaKwazulu-Natal82
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal75
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal67
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal59
SydenhamKwazulu-Natal55
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal52
Total  834

Bank robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
SundumbiliKwazulu-Natal1
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal0
MtubatubaKwazulu-Natal0
CreightonKwazulu-Natal0
Port ShepstoneKwazulu-Natal0
GroenvleiKwazulu-Natal0
WeenenKwazulu-Natal0
MandeniKwazulu-Natal0
Alexandra RoadKwazulu-Natal0
NkandlaKwazulu-Natal0
Total  1

Robbery of cash in transit : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal2
NongomaKwazulu-Natal2
PinetownKwazulu-Natal2
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal2
Mpumalanga StationKwazulu-Natal2
MtubatubaKwazulu-Natal1
EmanguziKwazulu-Natal1
IsipingoKwazulu-Natal1
MontclairKwazulu-Natal1
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal1
Total  15

SEXUAL OFFENCES

Rape : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal309
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal262
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal195
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal179
OsizweniKwazulu-Natal154
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal147
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal126
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal122
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal120
EsikhaleniKwazulu-Natal113
Total  1727

Sexual assault : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal31
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal30
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal29
InandaKwazulu-Natal26
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal23
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal22
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal22
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal22
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal20
EsikhaleniKwazulu-Natal19
Total  244

Attempted sexual offences : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal9
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal9
PaulpietersburgKwazulu-Natal8
InandaKwazulu-Natal8
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal7
UmkomaasKwazulu-Natal7
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal6
EshoweKwazulu-Natal6
HibberdeneKwazulu-Natal6
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal6
Total  72

Contact sexual offences : Worst ten precincts in 2017

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal8
BergvilleKwazulu-Natal7
PinetownKwazulu-Natal6
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal5
InandaKwazulu-Natal5
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal5
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal5
SydenhamKwazulu-Natal4
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal4
NdwedweKwazulu-Natal4
Total  53