Number of Rhinos per year in South Africa that fell victim to poaching 2011-2015

This statistic shows the number of Rhinos killed by poachers in South Africa each year in the years 2011 until 2015. While there is a general upward trend, the highest number of poaching instances occurred in 2014 when 1,215 Rhinos were poached.

Number of Rhinos poached in South Africa per year 2011-2015

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Release date

March 2016


South Africa

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

Figures are based on what official statistics Stop Rhino Poaching were able to obtain from South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs.

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