Latest Statistics for crime in South Africa. Taken from the CIA.gov website and the United Nations 2011 report "International Statistics on Crime and Justice". This is South Africa's position in the World Crime Rankings:

Some interesting statistics:

Assaults (per capita) 12.0752 per 1,000 people [1st of 57]
Burglaries (per capita) 8.89764 per 1,000 people [10th of 54]

Robberies (per capita) 4.4434 per 1,000 people [4th of 64]
Gun violence > Homicides > % homicides with firearms 59.2028 [2nd of 32]
Gun violence > Homicides > Firearm homicide rate > per 100,000 pop. 74.5748 [1st of 32]
Gun violence > Homicides > Non-firearm homicide rate > per 100,000 pop. 51.3901 [2nd of 32]
Gun violence > Homicides > Overall homicide rate > per 100,000 pop. 125.965 [B][1st of 32]
Manslaughters 11,202 [2nd of 42]
Manslaughters (per capita) 0.247181 per 1,000 people [1st of 43]
Murders (per capita) 0.496008 per 1,000 people [2nd of 62]
Murders with firearms 31,918 [1st of 36]
Murders with firearms (per capita) 0.719782 per 1,000 people [1st of 32]
Rapes (per capita) 1.19538 per 1,000 people [1st of 65]
Total crimes 2,683,849 [5th of 50]

Total crimes (per capita) 77.1862 per 1,000 people [10th of 60]

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