Crime in Oshawa, Canada

Crime rates in Oshawa, Canada

Level of crime
58.21 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
74.09 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
42.92 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
49.76 Moderate
Worries car stolen
37.61 Low
Worries things from car stolen
56.80 Moderate
Worries attacked
50.11 Moderate
Worries being insulted
51.07 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
25.71 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
76.45 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
61.92 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
54.97 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
35.71 Low

Safety in Oshawa, Canada

Safety walking alone during daylight
62.27 High
Safety walking alone during night
29.50 Low

Contributors: 74

Last update: July 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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4 Comments so far
Kev on Jun 16, 2019:
To the guy blaming doctors: Try not abusing your prescriptions, and using only as directed. You won’t become addicted to opioids if you use pain meds properly; the simple fact is that everybody that has their wisdom teeth out (pretty much everybody in the 21st century) gets prescribed them, yet surprisingly none of them become addicted. Why? Because they don’t take more than they’re prescribed. Your comment shows exactly why you’re still addicted, and it’s because you lack accountability and play the blame game. I know this because my brother’s been addicted to opioids for 19 years, yet refuses to take accountability. Only you can change yourself.
Frank on Feb 23, 2019:
I didnt say everyone that goes there uses drugs, did I now.Oshawa is safe ? have you checked stats lately.its safe but a 62 year old woman just got mugged, if thats what you call safe, maybe go for another drink.
Ray on Jan 20, 2018:
I go to methadone clinic and only because doctors put me on pain meds from surgery.. For 2years this happened never new at time how hard it would be to stop after doctors gave me no help and told me to go to methadone clinic I work 60hors a week and have been for over 25 years and majority of people there are in same vote.So don’t blame us we’re just trying to live a normal life place blame we’re it belongs on doctors not giving us full understanding of scenario of how meds are to stop and not just pass the buck to methadone clinics.
Priscilla on Nov 18, 2017:
Frank, I think your being a little harsh and you are certainly being judgemental. I, myself do go to that Methadone Clinic to get my drink and prescription. But not everyone that goes to that clinic does drugs or hang out down there, I go once a week, in and out. After my drink I go to Tim Hortons (or I did) and I Buy my food and Coffee and then I leave, no hanging around. Same goes when I buy take out from one of the small restaurant every week. Most of us are not drug users and we are not making any trouble to anyone downtown. And yes the government pays for my methadone drink everyday but I work and I pay for taxes as well and I’m not sitting here whining about it. I do think oshawa is a safe place to live and I would definitely say oshawa is a great place to raise children without
having to worry about crime. People like you is what we should be worrying about.