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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 4%
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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.
IndexSt. Albert/100k peopleAlberta/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,7746,3914,223
Violent crime7271,2321,042
Property crime3,0475,1593,181

All Crime Incidents

StatisticSt. AlbertAlbertaNational
Total incidents3,571385,6812,225,600
Incidents per 100k5,1508,7225,856
Change in 100k rate-10.9%-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)

StatisticSt. AlbertAlbertaNational
All (12+ years)1,0302,6611,709
Youths (12-17)4741,0771,108
Adults (18+)1,0872,8061,757

Weighted Clearance Rates

StatisticSt. AlbertAlbertaNational
Clearance rate293437
Clearance rate change2.8%2.4%0.2%
Clearance rate violent525458
Clearance rate property222727
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

  • St. Albert crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Albert are 30% lower than the national average
  • In St. Albert you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Albert is safer than 68% of the cities in Canada
  • Year over year crime in St. Albert has decreased by 15%

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

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      Daily Crime In St. Albert (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Albert

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Albert is 1 in 138
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Albert is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Albert is 1 in 27

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Albert

      StatisticSt. AlbertAlbertaNational
      Total-15.1%-10.7%-7.9%
      Violent-20.3%-1.0%-3.6%
      Property-13.6%-13.7%-9.8%

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sturgeon County, AB24,8815982,5053,103
      Gibbons, AB3,4257313,0623,793
      Morinville, AB10,7888183,4254,242
      Stony Plain 135, AB2,1108883,7204,609
      Bon Accord, AB1,8001,0354,3355,370
      Spruce Grove, AB40,5331,0424,3635,405
      Alexander 134, AB1,2021,1174,6785,795
      St. Albert, AB73,1037273,0473,774

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sault Ste. Marie, ON74,2491,5584,5106,067
      Wood Buffalo, AB74,2981,7547,3469,099
      Sarnia, ON74,4771,1933,4544,647
      Saint John, NB70,7761,1662,6703,835
      Norfolk County, ON70,3397462,1602,906
      St. Albert, AB73,1037273,0473,774
      Source: The St. Albert, AB data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.