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Crime Stats Simplified

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

Total Crimes: Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal25974
PinetownKwazulu-Natal16657
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal16610
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal16091
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal15587
InandaKwazulu-Natal14530
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal13090
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal12976
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal12831
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal12239
Total  156585

CONTACT CRIMES (CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON)

Murder : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal223
InandaKwazulu-Natal203
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal123
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal104
MariannhillKwazulu-Natal96
Mpumalanga StationKwazulu-Natal90
MsingaKwazulu-Natal76
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal74
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal69
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal67
Total  1125

Sexual Offences : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal330
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal290
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal208
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal204
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal180
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal166
OsizweniKwazulu-Natal162
NongomaKwazulu-Natal144
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal139
VerulamKwazulu-Natal135
Total  1958

Attempted murder : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal214
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal127
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal125
InandaKwazulu-Natal122
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal119
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal116
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal108
MariannhillKwazulu-Natal99
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal77
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal68
Total  1175

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal1176
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal935
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal846
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal726
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal661
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal601
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal524
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal519
OsizweniKwazulu-Natal499
EsikhaleniKwazulu-Natal405
Total  6892

Common assault : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal1096
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal894
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal882
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal675
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal616
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal606
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal594
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal574
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal558
InandaKwazulu-Natal548
Total  7043

Common robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal424
PinetownKwazulu-Natal387
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal301
PointKwazulu-Natal265
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal195
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal192
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal186
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal174
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal172
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal146
Total  2442

Robbery with aggravating circumstances : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1170
PinetownKwazulu-Natal1030
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal781
InandaKwazulu-Natal673
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal641
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal604
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal602
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal594
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal567
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal564
Total  7226

CONTACT-RELATED CRIMES

Arson : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal35
InandaKwazulu-Natal25
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal24
EshoweKwazulu-Natal22
NongomaKwazulu-Natal21
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal19
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal18
KwamakhuthaKwazulu-Natal15
KwambonambiKwazulu-Natal14
MsingaKwazulu-Natal12
Total  205

Malicious damage to property : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal514
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal475
InandaKwazulu-Natal435
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal433
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal399
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal354
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal292
PinetownKwazulu-Natal280
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal261
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal257
Total  3700

PROPERTY-RELATED CRIMES

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PinetownKwazulu-Natal585
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal470
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal395
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal286
Greenwood ParkKwazulu-Natal259
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal241
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal201
HillcrestKwazulu-Natal200
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal196
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal170
Total  3003

Burglary at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal1226
MargateKwazulu-Natal1101
InandaKwazulu-Natal1094
Alexandra RoadKwazulu-Natal943
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal883
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal832
PinetownKwazulu-Natal822
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal769
HillcrestKwazulu-Natal765
OsizweniKwazulu-Natal739
Total  9174

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal643
BereaKwazulu-Natal515
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal497
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal354
Durban NorthKwazulu-Natal352
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal341
PinetownKwazulu-Natal290
AmanzimtotiKwazulu-Natal238
Greenwood ParkKwazulu-Natal197
Brighton BeachKwazulu-Natal181
Total  3608

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1613
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal972
PinetownKwazulu-Natal820
PointKwazulu-Natal607
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal599
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal493
BereaKwazulu-Natal472
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal468
KokstadKwazulu-Natal381
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal351
Total  6776

Stock-theft : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UtrechtKwazulu-Natal174
BergvilleKwazulu-Natal168
Taylors HaltKwazulu-Natal163
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal146
ElandslaagteKwazulu-Natal141
EstcourtKwazulu-Natal141
NongomaKwazulu-Natal140
VryheidKwazulu-Natal138
EzakheniKwazulu-Natal132
Upper TugelaKwazulu-Natal129
Total  1472

CRIME DETECTED AS A RESULT OF POLICE ACTION

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal129
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal118
MsingaKwazulu-Natal109
InandaKwazulu-Natal109
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal96
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal87
EzakheniKwazulu-Natal81
NongomaKwazulu-Natal80
KwamsaneKwazulu-Natal74
KranskopKwazulu-Natal69
Total  952

Drug-related crime : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal2184
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal2025
PointKwazulu-Natal1866
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal1852
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal1724
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal1559
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal1555
VerulamKwazulu-Natal1418
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal1413
InandaKwazulu-Natal1087
Total  16683

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal2687
PointKwazulu-Natal763
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal638
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal480
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal433
Newlands EastKwazulu-Natal375
BhekithembaKwazulu-Natal365
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal365
PinetownKwazulu-Natal338
InandaKwazulu-Natal337
Total  6781

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
MargateKwazulu-Natal848
Port ShepstoneKwazulu-Natal732
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal523
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal354
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal298
PointKwazulu-Natal224
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal101
Greenwood ParkKwazulu-Natal85
BellairKwazulu-Natal81
VerulamKwazulu-Natal50
Total  3296

OTHER SERIOUS CRIMES

All theft not mentioned elsewhere : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal2387
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal1407
PinetownKwazulu-Natal1348
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal1011
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal946
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal913
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal902
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal879
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal811
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal770
Total  11374

Commercial crime : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal911
PinetownKwazulu-Natal696
NewcastleKwazulu-Natal526
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal481
Durban NorthKwazulu-Natal431
Port ShepstoneKwazulu-Natal387
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal360
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal353
PointKwazulu-Natal333
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal318
Total  4796

Shoplifting : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal1129
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal685
PietermaritzburgKwazulu-Natal531
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal507
Durban NorthKwazulu-Natal497
PinetownKwazulu-Natal440
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal360
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal348
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal335
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal330
Total  5162

SUBCATEGORIES OF AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

Carjacking : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal150
PinetownKwazulu-Natal117
InandaKwazulu-Natal108
Newlands EastKwazulu-Natal102
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal101
Greenwood ParkKwazulu-Natal94
ChatsworthKwazulu-Natal94
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal89
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal84
IsipingoKwazulu-Natal81
Total  1020

Truck hijacking : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal6
PinetownKwazulu-Natal4
HowickKwazulu-Natal3
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal3
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal2
HammarsdaleKwazulu-Natal2
MahlabathiniKwazulu-Natal2
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal2
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal2
EstcourtKwazulu-Natal2
Total  28

Robbery at residential premises : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal196
InandaKwazulu-Natal176
MtunziniKwazulu-Natal136
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal133
SydenhamKwazulu-Natal129
PinetownKwazulu-Natal107
KwamakhuthaKwazulu-Natal93
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal91
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal91
HillcrestKwazulu-Natal89
Total  1241

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

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Durban CentralKwazulu-Natal197
PinetownKwazulu-Natal127
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal118
UmbiloKwazulu-Natal102
Greenwood ParkKwazulu-Natal90
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal80
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal71
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal69
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal65
InandaKwazulu-Natal58
Total  977

Bank robbery : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
UlundiKwazulu-Natal1
KranskopKwazulu-Natal1
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal1
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal0
MtubatubaKwazulu-Natal0
CreightonKwazulu-Natal0
Port ShepstoneKwazulu-Natal0
GroenvleiKwazulu-Natal0
WeenenKwazulu-Natal0
MandeniKwazulu-Natal0
Total  3

Robbery of cash in transit : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal3
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal3
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal2
UlundiKwazulu-Natal2
InandaKwazulu-Natal2
MtubatubaKwazulu-Natal1
SydenhamKwazulu-Natal1
HlabisaKwazulu-Natal1
IsipingoKwazulu-Natal1
UmzimkhuluKwazulu-Natal1
Total  17

SEXUAL OFFENCES

Rape : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal278
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal252
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal186
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal177
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal152
OsizweniKwazulu-Natal146
NtuzumaKwazulu-Natal144
NongomaKwazulu-Natal130
EsikhaleniKwazulu-Natal118
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal115
Total  1698

Sexual assault : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
InandaKwazulu-Natal40
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal28
Richards BayKwazulu-Natal26
Mountain RiseKwazulu-Natal23
EmpangeniKwazulu-Natal22
EshoweKwazulu-Natal22
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal21
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal20
PinetownKwazulu-Natal20
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal20
Total  242

Attempted sexual offences : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
VerulamKwazulu-Natal10
TongaatKwazulu-Natal8
InandaKwazulu-Natal8
UmlaziKwazulu-Natal7
MargateKwazulu-Natal6
MadadeniKwazulu-Natal6
KwadukuzaKwazulu-Natal6
Port ShepstoneKwazulu-Natal5
SydenhamKwazulu-Natal5
LadysmithKwazulu-Natal5
Total  66

Contact sexual offences : Worst ten precincts in 2018

PrecinctProvinceNum Crimes
PhoenixKwazulu-Natal7
HluhluweKwazulu-Natal6
Kwamashu EKwazulu-Natal4
SydenhamKwazulu-Natal4
AmangweKwazulu-Natal4
IsipingoKwazulu-Natal4
MargateKwazulu-Natal4
InandaKwazulu-Natal4
PlessislaerKwazulu-Natal4
VerulamKwazulu-Natal4
Total  45