Crime in Pretoria, South Africa

Crime rates in Pretoria, South Africa

Level of crime
88.01 Very High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
85.88 Very High
Worries home broken and things stolen
81.60 Very High
Worries being mugged or robbed
84.39 Very High
Worries car stolen
80.28 Very High
Worries things from car stolen
81.92 Very High
Worries attacked
78.54 High
Worries being insulted
67.24 High
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
74.06 High
Problem people using or dealing drugs
73.84 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
82.52 Very High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
89.19 Very High
Problem corruption and bribery
91.69 Very High

Safety in Pretoria, South Africa

Safety walking alone during daylight
33.55 Low
Safety walking alone during night
10.96 Very Low

Contributors: 343

Last update: February 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 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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6 Comments so far
Elijah Lemah on Oct 22, 2023:
Crime is escalating,but still the safest place in a crimer south africa
Haru on Aug 04, 2023:
Robbery and theft at least once a month in my area Pretoria East, numbers are very accurate if not lower than reality, do not walk at night and if during the day do not give attention to anyone that approaches you. In fact just move out of South Africa
Derick Mboweni on Jun 18, 2023:
I stayed in Pretoria for 20 Years for me Pretoria was very safe, I moved out in 2015 some of my relatives are still staying in Pretoria.
Kat on May 23, 2023:
This will either be very accurate or very inaccurate, Pretoria east is the exact opposite, however anywhere else, you're incredibly accurate, but cost of living and property prices are high in Pretoria east aswell
Wynand on Apr 06, 2023:
Not sure how your data is gathered and compiled, but Pretoria is probably one of the safest cities in South Africa if not Africa. I understand Johannesburg being rather high, but having Pretoria 2nd overall shows how inaccurate your data is.
John on Aug 07, 2021:
This is an extremely safe city. Want to live in a place where you don't have to worry about being robbed or murdered? Pretoria is a no-brainer; come live here!