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S.A White Rhino
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S.A Black Rhino
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Poached in S.A
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Poached in 2022

Poaching Statistics Overview

Poaching Statistics

Every crime scene tells a story.

It’s hard to comprehend the level of brutality that these animals endure at the hands of poachers, or to think that so many thousands of rhinos have faced such cruel and gruesome deaths. It is important to recognise every rhino life lost, because every rhino life counts.

For further analysis of poaching statistics and arrests made.

Official Press Releases

Poaching Statistics: 2022

January to end June: 259 rhinos poached so far - read the official DEA press release here.

Poaching Statistics: End 2021

Year end stats: 451 rhinos poached in 2021 - read the official DEA press release here.

Poaching Statistics: 2021

January to end June: 249 rhinos poached so far - read the official DEA press release here.

Poaching Statistics: 2020

Year end stats: 394 rhinos poached in 2019 - read the official DEA press release here.

Poaching Statistics: 2019

Year end stats: 594 rhinos poached in 2019 - read the official DEA press release here.

Poaching Statistics: 2017

Year end stats: 1 028 rhinos poached in 2017 - read the official press release here.

Poaching Statistics: 2018

Year end stats: 769 rhinos poached in 2018 - read the official press DEA press release here.

Poaching Statistics: 2016

Year end stats: 1 054 rhinos poached in 2016 - read the official press release here.

Click here to access the DEA Rhino Poaching Stats page with links to press releases (2012 to 2016 only).

Population Statistics

Most recent rhino population statistics – Africa

While much is written – and speculated – about rhino population numbers especially with regards to the numbers remaining in South Africa, StopRhinoPoaching.com only sites official statistics for reference purposes.

African and Asian Rhinoceroses – Status, Conservation and Trade – a report in preparation for CoP19. Click Here

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