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South Africa - Number of homicides

18,673
(number)
in 2015

Before number of homicides of South Africa started to increase to reach a level of 18,673 number in 2015, it went through a trough reaching a low of 15,609 number in 2011.

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

Date Value Change, %
2015 18,673 4.88 %
2014 17,805 5.27 %
2013 16,914 4.34 %
2012 16,211 3.86 %
2011 15,609 -2.08 %
2010 15,940 -5.31 %
2009 16,834 -7.24 %
2008 18,148 -1.83 %
2007 18,487 -3.72 %
2006 19,202 2.18 %
2005 18,793 0.00 %
2004 18,793