Crime in Vancouver, Canada

Crime rates in Vancouver, Canada

Level of crime
43.88 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
63.49 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
35.31 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
31.13 Low
Worries car stolen
34.68 Low
Worries things from car stolen
54.38 Moderate
Worries attacked
35.96 Low
Worries being insulted
40.17 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
24.51 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
75.04 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
55.12 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
36.93 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
31.99 Low

Safety in Vancouver, Canada

Safety walking alone during daylight
79.20 High
Safety walking alone during night
54.90 Moderate

Contributors: 595

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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16 Comments so far
Portlander on Sep 19, 2023:
Everybody is faking nice, crazy living cost, raining from january to may, immigrants, unaffordable housing and huge amount of bad teens. idk how you guys let those people in some of them don’t speak any english. i went my high school here and this place is kinda incomplete. drug issue. i don’t really have a positive view for this place. only good thing is the skytrain
ANK on Jun 27, 2022:
@A_Latino You tell them! Them lecturing us how to deal with today's problems? Don't make us laugh! They can't even handle the pandemic when they're among the worst hit nations recently, because they're incapable to deal with sanitary measures in a long term. Them judging political affiliations from other countries when they can barely help them to support their views, no wonder Mexico opted out of the 2022 Americas Summits meetings in the USA because the latter doesn't shut its mouth on foreign affairs.
Professor_Kaos Drama on Jun 09, 2022:
800% murder increase 150 murders this year every 4 weeks, from an average of 150 a year, 2500 overdoses a year, its white genocide ccp have death squads dealing
A Latino on May 02, 2022:
To the immigrant haters down there in the comments... Crime stats do not reflect the reality of increasing immigration. For your information most of the crime in Vancouver arise from organized crime represented in south-asian and east-asian gangs, and another chunk comes from homeless junkies which 95% are white Canadian-born. The issue here is not the number of latino immigrants rising, but the amount of ignorant fools like yourself that live in a bubble of lies under your white privilege, without realizing you are the actual problem to fix: junkies, consumers, overdosing, trump-sucker white trash idiots. Latinos are a hard-working race that is willing to take the jobs you don't even like to do, and then we are being constantly framed and criticized for taking "your jobs". So what is it then? taking your jobs or increasing crime, because last time I checked one cancelled the other...
Justin Carson on Apr 26, 2022:
No doubt Vancouver is way more dangerous than Toronto.
Too many broke refugees here.
Anonymous on Dec 01, 2021:
Ehh it's quickly going downhill like most of Canada. Flooded with immigrants and guilt-oriented leftists. Oh well. White flight. Time to move on.

-Janet, Port Coquitlam
Anonymous on Nov 18, 2021:
There seem to be more and more Hispanics people in Vancouver.
You can hear Spanish language being spoken everywhere in the streets.
It seems a very high percentage of the people living here are Latino, and increasing fast.
Vancouver is being severely Latinized from central and south american countries such as the dangerous El Salvador.
There are so many 'refugees' from Latin America.
Somebody said below: "Crime rate in Vancouver has been steadily rising since 2016. We have seen 8% jump from 2018 to 2019, violent crime rate also rising fast."
This may have to do with the large increase in Hispanic population.
The Latinos are a very dishonest and violent people. They steal and kill.
Latin American countries have the highest murder rates in the world.
Canada and USA are game over because they are so much invaded by Hispanics.
Vancouver don't have the black problem but it does have a very serious Hispanic problem.
Anonymous on Jun 05, 2021:
Vancouver is fairly safe, but they do have east hastings. East Hastings is only somewhat dangerous, but it's extremely extremely disturbing.
Albert C. Kaye on May 17, 2021:
If you're offended by what you see it may be best to not travel anywhere. Vancouver is about as safe as any city on earth. Use common sense and you'll be fine. Aside from Canadian Trump worshippers people are kind and sane.
sidney rodrigues on Dec 07, 2020:
as long as you avoid downtown on the east side you should be safe
sidney rodrigues on Dec 07, 2020:
HTML safe for as long as I have lived here
Tope bolarinwa on Oct 15, 2020:
Yeah,my husband just got an offer letter from Vancouver city hope he safe to work over there thanks
BLMnuiugugueur on Sep 07, 2020:
Crime rate in Vancouver has been steadily rising since 2016. We have seen 8% jump from 2018 to 2019, violent crime rate also rising fast. Among violent crimes, sexual assaults and assaults are the most significant, meaning Vancouver is becoming more and more dangerous for our women. Yet there are fucked up people calling for defunding of the police and even abolishment of them. We need to increase funding for the police to properly deal with crimes. Most thefts aren't even reported because police don't do anything for values under $5000. But 5000 is a big money for many people. Who is there to protect innocent hard working citizens? Why do liberals want to protect criminals over innocent people? It's fucked up. I am voting Trump 2020 and for Conservatives in Canada.
Andrew on Aug 21, 2020:
Often the people who look shady are so out of it that they won't touch you. East Hastings looks terrible but Ive never had any problem there. The druggies and schizophrenics look so spaced out they are in another world and probably won't harm you. There are always exceptions to the rule of course.
Ryan on Aug 17, 2020:
Lots of exaggerations here, Vancouver is extremely safe especially compared to most cities in Europe and the United States. Even Paris is worse.
anonymous on Jun 02, 2020:
Yaletown is becoming like hastings and main, creepy at night living close to the community center