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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 35%
Property crime 6%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.
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.
IndexCoquitlam/100k peopleBritish Columbia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,6556,0404,223
Violent crime6781,1201,042
Property crime2,9774,9203,181

All Crime Incidents

StatisticCoquitlamBritish ColumbiaNational
Total incidents7,889439,2052,225,600
Incidents per 100k5,1638,5325,856
Change in 100k rate-12.5%-10.9%-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)

StatisticCoquitlamBritish ColumbiaNational
All (12+ years)6691,2791,709
Youths (12-17)4486721,108
Adults (18+)6861,3221,757

Weighted Clearance Rates

StatisticCoquitlamBritish ColumbiaNational
Clearance rate222537
Clearance rate change6.0%-2.2%0.2%
Clearance rate violent464458
Clearance rate property141927
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

  • Coquitlam crime rates are 13% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Coquitlam are 35% lower than the national average
  • In Coquitlam you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Coquitlam is safer than 70% of the cities in Canada
  • Year over year crime in Coquitlam has decreased by 8%

Coquitlam crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Coquitlam (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Coquitlam

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Coquitlam is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Coquitlam is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Coquitlam is 1 in 28

      Year Over Year Crime In Coquitlam

      StatisticCoquitlamBritish ColumbiaNational
      Total-7.8%-8.3%-7.9%
      Violent-3.7%-2.6%-3.6%
      Property-8.9%-10.0%-9.8%

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Anmore, BC2,5692891,2701,559
      Belcarra, BC6953181,3961,713
      Coquitlam 2, BC53391,4901,829
      Port Moody, BC39,2174361,9142,350
      North Vancouver, BC94,6624752,0862,561
      Burrard Inlet 3, BC2,1325962,6173,213
      Greater Vancouver A, BC18,9246933,0433,736
      Coquitlam, BC159,9806782,9773,655

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Abbotsford, BC160,1747243,1793,903
      Barrie, ON159,6188912,5803,472
      Greater Sudbury, ON165,5621,1603,3574,516
      Lévis, QC149,3314639021,364
      Sherbrooke, QC170,6868251,6082,433
      Coquitlam, BC159,9806782,9773,655
      Source: The Coquitlam, BC data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.