Last year 111,528 vehicles were reported stolen in South Africa, of which 45,152 (40%) were recovered. Police investigated 44,222 stock theft cases which resulted in 7,980 court cases.
52,425 rapes were reported. 41% of all the victims were aged 18 years or younger with 14% being 12 years or younger.
In the last 6 years there have been over 5,000 attacks on farmers, resulting in 771 murders of farmers.
In the last 4 years 654 policemen have been murdered.
Last year officially 21,553 people were murdered in South Africa.
These statistics are just some of the facts revealed in the latest report from the Ministry of Safety and Security.