Robbery and Burglary Statistics

As we start the new year, we look back at some statistics of 2018 and how we can help improve those numbers in 2019.

The South African Police Service along with Stats SA, have published some crime statistics for 2018, today we will be looking at crimes related to residential premises. So let’s get right to it and provide you with a solution.

The Statistics

All following crimes are counted per charge and per docket, as a single docket could include several charges.

Below we have listed the crimes related to Robbery and Burglary of residential and no-residential premises.

2017 2018 Change
Robbery at residential premises 22 343 22 26 -0.4%
Robbery at non-residential premises 20 680 20 047 -3.1%
Burglary at non-residential premises 75 618 71 195 -5.8%
Burglary at residential premises 246 654 228 094 -7.5%

Looking at these numbers, we can see there has been a small decrease in Robberies and Burglaries from 2017 to 2018. It is great to see a decrease in these crimes but, those numbers are still extreamly high.

Deter Intruders

JD Gates can help bring these numbers down even more, JD Gates offer many products that will have intruders think twice about entering your premises, from custom burglar bars to electric fencing.

If you are looking to add some extra security meassures to your premises, you can have alook at our all inclusive installation specials available from JD gates or contact us if you are looking for something more specific.

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