Infographic: Murder in South Africa

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An infographic showing how many murders are committed in South Africa each day. These figures are according to the most recently released SAPS crime statistics.

Johannesburg - An average of 45 people are murdered every day in South Africa.

This is an increase of 4.2% from the 42 murders recorded in the 2011–2012 financial year.

These figures have been worked out using raw data, and not the "per 100,000" ratio.

Have a look at the numbers included in the breakdown above.