Crime in Calgary, Canada

Crime rates in Calgary, Canada

Level of crime
36.33 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
64.75 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
32.21 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
25.74 Low
Worries car stolen
31.12 Low
Worries things from car stolen
44.69 Moderate
Worries attacked
24.73 Low
Worries being insulted
32.15 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
19.15 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
49.76 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
43.66 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
31.61 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
24.68 Low

Safety in Calgary, Canada

Safety walking alone during daylight
85.58 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
60.77 High

Contributors: 328

Last update: March 2021

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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3 Comments so far
Daniel on Aug 14, 2020:
Calgary is a very safe. Violent crime is very uncommon. But anything not dynabolted to concrete will be immediately stolen and/or trashed. Vehicles getting broken into is quite a problem, so hide those valuables.
Anonymous on Mar 26, 2018:
Calgary isn't dangerous as a whole. But, I have been watching the news and I've noticed an increase in homicides. But it's not a major issue. The northeast is sketchy. A bit of theft, fights and vandalism. Same with downtown at night. Ive come close to drug addicts before here. Ive seen quite a few fights and arrestings each year. Ive had my car broken into a couple times(in the suburbs). My local 7 eleven has been robbed once. But overall a very safe city. Also its kinda sketchy in the C trains to. But there is no gangs or anything I'm aware of. If you hang around here in downtown at night, you could come across some freaky people.

Other than that, very safe and happy city. What you should be scared of is the icy roads. I Recommend Calgary to any tourist. Crime low. Of course if you've lives here for years, you will have higher chances.
yyc on Jan 05, 2018:
calgary's a safe city! i go almost everywhere alone totally fine. just would suggest avoiding the northeast, forest lawn, drop in centre, and crack macs. it's not like super dangerous but it's better if you're not alone or at night. ctrain might be a lil scary alone at night, but if you just avoid/ignore stupid people, dont talk or make eye contact you'll be fine, nobody will ever bother you