3 Most Dangerous Cities In South Africa. The news have been scaring people in South Africa for quite a while.
We’ve been hearing about crimes in South Africa for a while on the news. The news have been scaring people in South Africa for quite a while. The Citizen Council For Public Security and Criminal Justice, an advocacy group in Mexico City, has released list of the 50 most dangerous cities around the world. Three South African cities have been included in the list of the most dangerous cities around the world.. These are the most dangerous cities in South Africa according to the Citizen Council For Public Security and Criminal Justice:
Cape Town, Western Cape
Cape Town is currently known as the murder capital of South Africa. The city had a huge homicide rate since the first annual report by The Citizen Council For Public Security and Criminal Justice in 2013. The murder numbers rised in 2018 by 66 murders per 100 000 people living in the city. The numbers, however, had two yearly declines from 65.5 in every 100 000 residents in 2015. The city lowered from the 15th most dangerous city in 2017 to number 11 in 2018. In 2015, the city was in 9th place. The population had an estimate of 4 million (4 322 031) residents and 2 868 murders in 2018.
Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth
The murder rate of Nelson Mandela Bay increased a bit in 2018, making the city the 45th most dangerous city in the world and the second most dangerous city in South Africa. Nelson Mandela Bay had comparably almost the same homicide numbers. The numbers have been going up and down between 32 and 39 murders in every 100 000 people living in the country since the 2013 The Citizen Council For Public Security and Criminal Justice report. The city had 39 murders per 100 00 residents living in the city. There were 478 recorded murders and the population was estimated at 1 000 000 (1 220 616) in 2018.
Durban had the same number of murder rates as Nelson Mandela Bay. The number of people murdered in 2018 rised in Durban but the ranking of the city changed from number 44 in 2017 to number 47 in 2018, the city changed spots with Nelson Mandela Bay. This made the city the third most dangerous city in South Africa from 2013, 2014 and 2016. The city’s murder was 39 murders per 100 000 people living in the city. There were 1 562 murders and a population estimate of 4 million (4 055 969) people in the city.
by Alexandra Ramaite