Johannesburg most dangerous metro in Gauteng, but murder rate is lower than CT

Robbery is the most prevalent crime in greater Johannesburg.

The State of Urban Safety in South Africa Report 2018/2019 also says Johannesburg is the most dangerous metro in Gauteng.

Ray White speaks to Siphelele Ngobese, a researcher at Inclusion and Wellbeing at SA Cities about the report.

We are finding that cities, in general, carry a bigger share for certain violent crimes. Cities continue to be overburdened in violent crimes.

Siphelele Ngobese, Researcher- Inclusion & Wellbeing at SA Cities

General perceptions are that Gauteng is dangerous, but objective evidence suggests that you are more likely to be murdered in Cape Town than Joburg.

Siphelele Ngobese, Researcher- Inclusion & Wellbeing at SA Cities

A city's crime rate can be affected by what is happening in one area.

Siphelele Ngobese, Researcher- Inclusion & Wellbeing at SA Cities

Ngobese says Cape Town has the highest murder rate in the country.

Cape Town is the highest on the murder rate on the city level followed by PE.

Siphelele Ngobese, Researcher- Inclusion & Wellbeing at SA Cities

Listen to the full interview below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Johannesburg most dangerous metro in Gauteng, but murder rate is lower than CT


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