Crime statistics 2015

By Faeza
29 September 2015

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has released the National Crime Statistics 2015 in Parliament on 29 September 2015 and he has mentioned how contact crime has decreased by 17.8 % over the past decade.

Nhleko said: "Contact crimes are a social phenomenon and the matter that needs to be dealt with at multi-disciplinary levels."

Contact crimes are up by 0.9% in 2015, contact related crime is up by 1.9%, property related crime down 0.8% & other serious crime down 2.2%. Carjackings have increased by 14.2 % this year.