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South Africa - Homicide rate

34.3
(cases per 100,000 population)
in 2015

Homicide rate of South Africa fell gradually from 47 cases per 100,000 population in 2001 to 34.3 cases per 100,000 population in 2015.

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“Intentional homicide” is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person

Date Value Change, %
2015 34.3 3.88 %
2014 33.0 4.20 %
2013 31.7 3.19 %
2012 30.7 2.68 %
2011 29.9 -3.24 %
2010 30.9 -6.45 %
2009 33.0 -8.41 %
2008 36.0 -3.12 %
2007 37.2 -5.03 %
2006 39.2 0.77 %
2005 38.9 -1.42 %
2004 39.4