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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 66%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.
IndexPetawawa/100k peopleOntario/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,4343,0864,223
Violent crime3687921,042
Property crime1,0662,2943,181
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

StatisticPetawawaOntarioNational
Total incidents307595,8682,225,600
Incidents per 100k1,8794,0445,856
Change in 100k rate-1.1%-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)

StatisticPetawawaOntarioNational
All (12+ years)6981,3991,709
Youths (12-17)8208371,108
Adults (18+)6891,4441,757

Weighted Clearance Rates

StatisticPetawawaOntarioNational
Clearance rate424037
Clearance rate change13.8%0.2%0.2%
Clearance rate violent706158
Clearance rate property263027
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

  • Petawawa crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Petawawa are 65% lower than the national average
  • In Petawawa you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Petawawa is safer than 88% of the cities in Canada
  • Year over year crime in Petawawa has increased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Petawawa (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Petawawa

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Petawawa is 1 in 272
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Petawawa is 1 in 94
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Petawawa is 1 in 70

      Year Over Year Crime In Petawawa

      StatisticPetawawaOntarioNational
      Total5.3%-8.7%-7.9%
      Violent47.8%-7.9%-3.6%
      Property-9.5%-9.1%-9.8%

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Deep River, ON4,3704211,2191,639
      Laurentian Hills, ON2,8925431,5722,115
      L'Isle-aux-Allumettes, QC1,3027731,5072,280
      Laurentian Valley, ON9,3626081,7622,371
      Chichester, QC3278301,6182,447
      Pembroke, ON14,5411,7274,9996,726
      Petawawa, ON18,6603681,0661,434

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Deux-Montagnes, QC18,6507491,4602,208
      Central Saanich, BC18,5723731,6372,010
      Midland, ON18,7697872,2783,065
      Russell, ON18,5185641,6342,199
      Oak Bay, BC18,8854191,8382,256
      Petawawa, ON18,6603681,0661,434
      Source: The Petawawa, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada 2020.