How many men and women respectively are murdered every day in South Africa?
The South African Police Service's annual report recorded 25,204 murders in 2021/22, an increase of 26.6% from the 19,904 recorded in 2020/21. Of the victims, 3,198 were women and 20,924 were men.
The South African Police Service's latest crime statistics covering January to March 2023 recorded 6,289 murders. This was an increase of 3.4% compared to the same period in 2022. Of the victims, 5,065 were men and 969 were women.