Crime in Edmonton, Canada

Crime rates in Edmonton, Canada

Level of crime
53.19 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
67.55 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
39.92 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
38.56 Low
Worries car stolen
38.13 Low
Worries things from car stolen
52.42 Moderate
Worries attacked
40.61 Moderate
Worries being insulted
42.83 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
25.95 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
63.31 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
58.15 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
45.30 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
32.81 Low

Safety in Edmonton, Canada

Safety walking alone during daylight
73.72 High
Safety walking alone during night
42.59 Moderate

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Last update: February 2024

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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7 Comments so far
Kyle on Jul 20, 2023:
I've lived downtown for a decade and it has been steadily degrading, mostly due to fentanyl and meth as far as I can tell. Like in many North American cities, the failure to address the problem effectively has created some pretty sketchy environments which expanded significantly during the lockdown/segregation period of 2020-2022. As a man, I still find it pretty safe to walk around so long as you keep your eyes open for trouble. The river valley and parks are quite enjoyable in the summer, and if you're willing to go to the rougher areas, you may be rewarded with some very tasty and inexpensive ethnic food.
Anonymous on Jun 03, 2023:
It's too dangerous. Eastern Europe is much safer.
Anonymous on Dec 22, 2022:
They are strung out on xanax benzo and dont care. The whole scene is outcast. Poor self inflicted despair.

Accept how it is and move forward. The pharmacy started these addictions. What do they get paid to maintain and treat them?

What is the answer?
Mick on May 26, 2022:
The crime stats don’t look alarming but based on the eye test things are getting worse. Downtown at night is a third world country.. eventually we need to vote someone in with the stomach to crack down on crime.
mike on Jan 01, 2022:
downtown is a no go zone day or night. its all drug addicts(meth).
Vasu on Sep 05, 2020:
#Brian Thompson that goes for most places in Canada and the states but I do agree with you we do have a very bad drug problem.
canada on Aug 12, 2020:
its like having a city made out of bullies. Also once, I arrive downtown on a pretty casual street and got flipped off right away from a pedestrian walking far from me.