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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 57%
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Crime data for this area is not available from Statistics Canada, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
IndexOakville/100k peopleOntario/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,838 (estimate)3,0864,223
Violent crime472 (estimate)7921,042
Property crime1,366 (estimate)2,2943,181

All Crime Incidents

StatisticOakvilleOntarioNational
Total incidentsn/a595,8682,225,600
Incidents per 100kn/a4,0445,856
Change in 100k raten/a-11.0%-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)

StatisticOakvilleOntarioNational
All (12+ years)n/a1,3991,709
Youths (12-17)n/a8371,108
Adults (18+)n/a1,4441,757

Weighted Clearance Rates

StatisticOakvilleOntarioNational
Clearance raten/a4037
Clearance rate changen/a0.2%0.2%
Clearance rate violentn/a6158
Clearance rate propertyn/a3027
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

  • Oakville crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oakville are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Oakville you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oakville is safer than 92% of the cities in Canada
  • Year over year crime in Oakville has n/a

Oakville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Oakville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oakville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oakville is 1 in 213
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oakville is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oakville is 1 in 55

      Year Over Year Crime In Oakville

      StatisticOakvilleOntarioNational
      Totaln/a-8.7%-7.9%
      Violentn/a-7.9%-3.6%
      Propertyn/a-9.1%-9.8%

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hamilton, ON11,739250723973
      Mississauga, ON764,3424841,4001,884
      Milton, ON142,1285591,6182,177
      Halton Hills, ON65,4835691,6482,217
      Burlington, ON197,4357132,0642,776
      Hamilton, ON11,7398892,5733,462
      Oakville, ON212,3534721,3661,838

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Richmond Hill, ON215,4076051,7532,358
      Richmond, BC222,4891,0284,5135,540
      Burlington, ON197,4357132,0642,776
      Windsor, ON230,5831,3503,9095,259
      Regina, SK241,4651,2424,0155,257
      Oakville, ON212,3534721,3661,838
      Source: The Oakville, ON data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.