crimes

Most feared crimes

When it comes to crimes that are most feared, however, things look slightly different than the top crimes in the country. While housebreaking/burglary and home and street robbery were perceived to be the most feared crimes, the fear of murder and sexual assault also feature highly. Crimes South Africans fear the most # Crime % Feared 1 Housebreaking / Burglary 63.6% 2 Home Robbery 49.8% 3 Street Robbery 43.2% 4 Murder 37.6% 5 Sexual Assault 30.7% 6 Pick-pocketing / Bag-snatching 26.4% 7 Assault 25.0% 8…

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SA crime stats for 2015

The South African Police Service has released the crime statistics for 2015, showing which crimes have increased – and decreased – in the past year. At a glance, it seems that some of them have decreased but the 2016 crime statistics are still pending. Category 2014 2015 Change Aggravated Robbery 50 194 53 639 6.8% Contact-related Crimes 123 441 125 789 1.9% Crime detected as result of police action 350 403 356 919 1.9% Contact Crimes 611 574 616 973 0.9% Property-related Crimes 558 228…

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Crime Facts About South Africa in 2015

As we all know, our county is rife with crime and we think other countries are worse off than us. Please have a look at some of the crime facts from 2015. 1. South Africa’s murder rate is five times the world average. The world’s average rate is six people per 100 000. With 17 805 (an increase of 4.6%) murders in the past year, South Africa’s rate stands at 33 per 100 000 people – 5.5 times more than the global average. This was the third consecutive…

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