How many people are killed per day in SA?


In South Africa, it is estimated that around 50 people are killed each day as a result of crime. This is a very high number compared to other countries, but it is important to remember that South Africa is a very large country with a population of over 50 million people. So, while the number of people killed each day is still very high, it is not as high as it would be if the population was smaller.

The number of people killed per day in South Africa is staggering. The country has one of the highest murder rates in the world, with an average of 57 people killed every day. That works out to just over 2,000 people killed every month, or almost 25,000 people killed every year.

The vast majority of these murders are violent crimes, such as shootings, stabbings, and beatings. Many of them are gang-related, and involve drugs, turf wars, and revenge. But a significant number are also domestic violence cases, or crimes of opportunity, such as carjackings and robberies.

The high murder rate is a major contributor to South Africa’s high level of violent crime. According to the most recent figures from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the country’s murder rate is nearly four times the global average.

South Africa’s high murder rate is a tragedy for the country and its people. It’s a major contributor to the country’s high level of violent crime, and it takes a huge toll on families and communities.


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