Durban, Cape Town and PE among world’s fifty most violent cities

Durban, Cape Town and PE among world’s fifty most violent cities

Durban – Durban is among the 50 most violent cities in the world, an international study has found.

Compiled by Mexico’s Citizens’ Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice, the study – which ranked cities according to the murder rate per 100 000 residents – placed Durban – with 32.2 murders per 100 000 residents – in 48th position. Port Elizabeth and Cape Town also made the grim rankings, the former at 41 with its murder rate at 35.76 per 100 000 residents.

Cape Town was ranked the most violent South African city in 20th position, with 50.94 murders per 100 000 residents.

Johannesburg, once touted as the murder capital of the world, did not make the list – it has a murder rate of 26 per 100 000 people…

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