The annual Victims of Crime 2018/2019 survey released by Statistics SA (Stats SA) shows that a number of crimes go unreported in the country.
The survey shows that the most common crime experienced by South Africans is housebreaking and home robbery.
Are South Africans so normalised about the crime stats that they have stopped talking about it?
Eusebius McKaiser has a frank conversation about crime in South Africa with anti-crime activist Yusuf Abramjee.
Crime is out of control, we are facing a full-scale war and I will even go as far as calling it urban terror. We are living in fear.— Yusuf Abramjee, Anti-crime activist
He says with the average of 57 murders every day, a robbery being reported every few minutes and a woman being raped on average every four minutes, it is clear that crime is a serious problem in South Africa.
Listen below and hear how crime is affecting South Africans: