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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 40%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.
IndexCanmore/100k peopleAlberta/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,5216,3914,223
Violent crime1,0641,2321,042
Property crime4,4575,1593,181
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.

All Crime Incidents

StatisticCanmoreAlbertaNational
Total incidents1,115385,6812,225,600
Incidents per 100k7,5358,7225,856
Change in 100k rate-6.3%-13.0%-9.8%
All crime incidents includes all violent and property crime as well as criminal code violations (child pornography, disturbing the peace, justice violations), traffic violations (impaired driving), federal statute violations and drug violations.

Persons Charged By Age Group (per 100k)

StatisticCanmoreAlbertaNational
All (12+ years)1,2982,6611,709
Youths (12-17)1251,0771,108
Adults (18+)1,3732,8061,757

Weighted Clearance Rates

StatisticCanmoreAlbertaNational
Clearance rate303437
Clearance rate change-15.0%2.4%0.2%
Clearance rate violent545458
Clearance rate property242727
More severe crimes such as robberies, assault and homicides are given more weight to the overall clearance rates. Less severe crimes such as vehicle theft, fraud and mischief are given less weight to the overall clearance rates.

Key findings

  • Canmore crime rates are 31% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Canmore are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Canmore you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Canmore is safer than 0% of the cities in Canada
  • Year over year crime in Canmore has decreased by 1%

Canmore crime map

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The Canmore crime map provides an overview of all crimes (per 100k) in Canmore 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 Canmore crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a neighbourhood level.

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      Daily Crime In Canmore (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canmore

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canmore is 1 in 94
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canmore is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Canmore is 1 in 19

      Year Over Year Crime In Canmore

      StatisticCanmoreAlbertaNational
      Total-0.9%-10.7%-7.9%
      Violent28.1%-1.0%-3.6%
      Property-6.3%-13.7%-9.8%

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Banff, AB8,3801,3075,4746,780
      Canmore, AB15,2221,0644,4575,521

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Lincoln, ON15,2226081,7602,368
      Lake Country, BC15,2176522,8623,514
      Rosemère, QC15,1883446711,015
      Mercier, QC15,2574027841,186
      Saugeen Shores, ON15,3301,3173,8125,129
      Canmore, AB15,2221,0644,4575,521
      Source: The Canmore, AB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada 2020.