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Top 10 dangerous places in the Western Cape

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Date: 25/06/2020

Article by Boitumelo Motimele

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Planning to visit the Western Cape province after the lockdown and want to know which places are safe and unsafe? Well, Crimestatssa has combined a report of the places most hit by crime in the Western Cape. Let's see what the province is ranked at what position.


The Western Cape has ranked second province in South Africa with the worst crimes after Gauteng. However, Gauteng has reported the highest crimes in 2018/19 but the Western Cape has the worst precincts with the worst crimes.


According to Crimestatssa.com, In 2018/19, there were 436,259 crimes reported in the Western Cape. The worst crime area is Cape Town Central, with 16,246 reported crimes (3.7% of the total).


The 10 worst precincts together make up 23.5% of all reported crimes in the province (102,363 crimes).


Here is a list of the top 10 precincts with the number of crimes:



Precinct - Number of crimes

Cape Town Central - 16 246

Mitchells Plain - 15 205

Kraaifontein - 11 071

Delft - 10 221

Nyanga - 9 324

Worcester - 8 924

Bellville - 8 159

Stellenbosch - 7 892

Mfuleni - 7 731

Kleinvlei - 7 590

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Top Comments
One_Love · 06/25/2020
Langa, Gugulethu ,Khayelitsha ,Hannover Park , Mannenberg and Phillipi. Almost the whole of Cape Town is infested with violent crimes. You are safe when you are dead lucky if your body parts and coffin are not stolen.
+27-72******* · 07/2/2020
mfuleni more crime tht hannover park nd phillipi don't blv this
+27-062780**** · 07/1/2020
this is kak praat period

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