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South Africa - Number of homicides

19,016 (number) in 2016

In 2016, number of homicides for South Africa was 19,016. Number of homicides of South Africa fell gradually from 21,553 in 2002 to 19,016 in 2016.

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What is number of homicides?

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

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What is South Africa number of homicides?

Date Value Change, %
2016 19,016 1.84 %
2015 18,673 4.88 %
2014 17,805 4.59 %
2013 17,023 5.00 %
2012 16,213 4.24 %
2011 15,554 -2.13 %
2010 15,893 -5.21 %
2009 16,767 -7.28 %
2008 18,084 -1.72 %
2007 18,400 -3.70 %
2006 19,106 3.12 %
2005 18,528