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South Africa - Number of homicides

20,336 (number) in 2017

In 2017, number of homicides for South Africa was 20,336. Number of homicides of South Africa fell gradually from 25,127 in 1998 to 20,336 in 2017.

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What is number of homicides?

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

What is South Africa number of homicides?

Date Value Change, %
2017 20,336 6.94 %
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

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