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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Assumptions concerning South Africa’s Murders, which now exceed Road Deaths



Picture Credit: www.zimbio.com

A recent survey released by the South African Institute of Race Relations has revealed that South Africa is the only country in the world whose murder rate exceeds its road accident fatality rate.

The survey found that 32 South Africans per 100 000 died as a result of being murdered, while 28 per 100,000 died in road accidents.

"That our murder rate exceeds killings on the roads does not mean that road fatalities are low, only that our high murder rate is even higher than our high road fatality rate," researcher Kerwin Lebone said on Monday.

The study was based on information from the road traffic corporation and the police for the 2010/11 financial year ending last March. – Full news report here.

So what assumptions can be formulated regarding this crazy (reversed) situation in South Africa?

Well, let’s see now...
  • ‘Unity in Diversity’ ALWAYS creates unexpected, chaotic results.
  • Your chances of being killed “intentionally” is far higher than death “by accident”. (A rather obvious assumption, but also a bewildering one if the element of “intention” and its similes such as, “deliberate” and “on purpose”, are reflected upon.)
  • The Traffic Police are far more intelligent and innovative than the SA Police, when it comes to protecting the country’s citizens.
  • The government wants us to be thankful that the murder rate did not equal or exceed the horrific road deaths rates of 2001 to 2006, when the figures were estimated at almost 1.2 million per year. (A total of, 3,280,931 road deaths were recorded in South Africa between 2001 and 2006 – Source: Stats SA - PDF 211 kb).
  • If you want to live long in this country, avoid people and traffic (shop online ;-).

"Torture numbers, and they'll confess to anything."
~Gregg Easterbrook


While we're on the subject of numbers… 

According to the SA Police, the murder rate for 2010/11 is 15,940. The number of road accident fatalities is in excess of 13,000 annually.
(I’m not sure in which category they’ve placed the numbers who were intentionally killed (murdered) by motor vehicles, and whether such crimes are even investigated, or not ;-)

The road accident fatalities for previous years were as follows:

2009 – 13,875
2008 – 13,768
- (Source: Road Traffic Management Corporation – PDF 2.2 MB).

Despite the decline from previous years, South Africa’s road accident death rate still ranks among the highest in the world, with only undeveloped countries such as Eritrea, Angola, Ethiopia, The Gambia and war-torn countries like Iraq and Afghanistan registering higher figures,
according to this source.

The preliminary accident fatality figure for the period of 1 December 2011 to 11 January 2012 (42 days) is 1475 –
(Source: Road Traffic Management Corporation – PDF 537 kb).

All jokes and sarcasm aside… 

The fact that we’re looking at a total number of approximately 29,000 dead people in one year, whose deaths were caused by either murder or by road accidents, is atrocious to say the least!

It makes one wonder –

At what cost is this country going to achieve the ANC’s idiotic goal of ‘Unity in Diversity’, and at what point in time will the ‘International Elite’ start realizing that their big South African experiment has failed miserably? For how long are we going to keep on hearing that our democracy is still young? How many more times must we listen to the 'liberal voice' telling us to grow-up? How many times are we going to be told that we must tolerate the reckless and violent savages living among us?

3 comments :

skilpad said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

What makes you think the Elites' plan has failed? To my mind the current scenarios is exactly what they had planned for us...

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

@skilpad

Glad someone reads my postings through to the very end :-)

And yes, you are, of course, 100 percent correct, for I’m quite sure they must have had the foresight to see what’s coming. Nevertheless, I’ll leave the sentence as it is… There’s a slight possibility they may not have anticipated such a massive chaos.

laager said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Is there a break down of black and white road deaths?

Black deaths must be higher due to the number of passengers they cram into their taxis

At the same time a lot of innocent whites must get taken out by untrained and uninsured black drivers driving without licences

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