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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 64%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.
IndexSelwyn/100k peopleOntario/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,5513,0864,223
Violent crime3987921,042
Property crime1,1532,2943,181
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

StatisticSelwynOntarioNational
Total incidents309595,8682,225,600
Incidents per 100k2,0324,0445,856
Change in 100k rate21.2%-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)

StatisticSelwynOntarioNational
All (12+ years)8391,3991,709
Youths (12-17)2,5928371,108
Adults (18+)7111,4441,757

Weighted Clearance Rates

StatisticSelwynOntarioNational
Clearance rate364037
Clearance rate change-26.5%0.2%0.2%
Clearance rate violent676158
Clearance rate property273027
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

  • Selwyn crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Selwyn are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Selwyn you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Selwyn is safer than 90% of the cities in Canada
  • Year over year crime in Selwyn has increased by 11%

Selwyn crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Selwyn (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Selwyn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Selwyn is 1 in 252
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Selwyn is 1 in 87
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Selwyn is 1 in 65

      Year Over Year Crime In Selwyn

      StatisticSelwynOntarioNational
      Total11.5%-8.7%-7.9%
      Violent-15.1%-7.9%-3.6%
      Property22.3%-9.1%-9.8%

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Douro-Dummer, ON6,892228661889
      Otonabee-South Monaghan, ON7,2295751,6632,238
      Curve Lake First Nation 35, ON1,0987672,2232,990
      Peterborough, ON89,5001,1113,2164,327
      Selwyn, ON17,0473981,1531,551

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Yorkton, SK17,0212,2167,1619,377
      Edmundston, NB16,9701,1492,6323,781
      L'Ancienne-Lorette, QC17,3736451,2571,902
      Sylvan Lake, AB16,6941,3235,5426,866
      Hanover, MB17,4721,5874,1725,759
      Selwyn, ON17,0473981,1531,551
      Source: The Selwyn, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada 2020.