Crime in Potchefstroom, South Africa

Crime rates in Potchefstroom, South Africa

Level of crime
68.57 High
Crime increasing in the past 5 years
84.72 Very High
Worries home broken and things stolen
72.92 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
79.86 High
Worries car stolen
70.14 High
Worries things from car stolen
72.22 High
Worries attacked
73.61 High
Worries being insulted
60.29 High
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
58.09 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs
67.42 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
74.31 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
70.83 High
Problem corruption and bribery
72.73 High

Safety in Potchefstroom, South Africa

Safety walking alone during daylight
49.31 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
15.97 Very Low

Contributors: 36

Last update: March 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 5 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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2 Comments so far
Anonymous on Mar 20, 2024:
I have been stabbed a few years ago while walking home from a garage. It was less than 200m from my home. 11 stab wounds. Stay inside if you can help it.
Keolebogile Molatlhwa on Jun 27, 2023:
Never ever go out alone at night cause it's bit unsafe around town