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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 18%
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Total crime includes all violent and property crime. Violent crimes include: homicide, murder, assault, robbery, kidnapping, extortion, harassment, threats and all other violent violations. Property crimes include: breaking and entering, theft, motor vehicle theft, fraud, mischief and all other property crime violations. Crimes not reflected in this table include: criminal code violations, traffic violations, federal statute violations and drug violations. This crime data is estimated based on Statistics Canada data.
IndexCanals/100k peopleAirdrie/100k peopleAlberta/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,215 (estimate)3,4066,3914,223
Violent crime620 (estimate)6561,2321,042
Property crime2,595 (estimate)2,7505,1593,181

Key findings

  • Canals crime rates are 24% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Canals are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Canals you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Canals is safer than 83% of the cities in Alberta
  • Year over year crime in Airdrie has decreased by 14%

Canals crime map

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The Canals crime map provides an overview of all crimes (per 100k) in Canals based on estimates. Estimates include demographic data such as, but not limited to: home prices, median household income and population density. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Canals crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a neighbourhood level.

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      Daily Crime In Canals (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canals

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canals is 1 in 162
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canals is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Canals is 1 in 32

      Year Over Year Crime In Airdrie

      StatisticAirdrieAlbertaNational
      Total-13.9%-10.7%-7.9%
      Violent-30.7%-1.0%-3.6%
      Property-7.7%-13.7%-9.8%

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rocky View County, AB44,0563651,5291,894
      Crossfield, AB3,4777253,0363,761
      Airdrie, AB79,1636562,7503,406

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Drummondville, QC79,0299411,8352,776
      Saint-Jérôme, QC79,7021,1532,2483,401
      Kawartha Lakes, ON81,9063931,1381,531
      Kawartha Lakes, ON81,9061,2923,7415,033
      Prince George, BC82,0942,96913,03616,005
      Airdrie, AB79,1636562,7503,406
      Source: The Canals, Airdrie, AB data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.