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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 36%
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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.
IndexSurrey/100k peopleBritish Columbia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,3186,0404,223
Violent crime9861,1201,042
Property crime4,3324,9203,181

All Crime Incidents

StatisticSurreyBritish ColumbiaNational
Total incidents44,976439,2052,225,600
Incidents per 100k7,5138,5325,856
Change in 100k rate-12.1%-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)

StatisticSurreyBritish ColumbiaNational
All (12+ years)1,1111,2791,709
Youths (12-17)4636721,108
Adults (18+)1,1661,3221,757

Weighted Clearance Rates

StatisticSurreyBritish ColumbiaNational
Clearance rate222537
Clearance rate change-1.2%-2.2%0.2%
Clearance rate violent424458
Clearance rate property151927
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

  • Surrey crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Surrey are 5% lower than the national average
  • In Surrey you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Surrey is safer than 51% of the cities in Canada
  • Year over year crime in Surrey has decreased by 8%

Surrey crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Surrey (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Surrey

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Surrey is 1 in 102
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Surrey is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Surrey is 1 in 19

      Year Over Year Crime In Surrey

      StatisticSurreyBritish ColumbiaNational
      Total-8.1%-8.3%-7.9%
      Violent-11.9%-2.6%-3.6%
      Property-6.7%-10.0%-9.8%

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Coquitlam 2, BC53391,4901,829
      Port Moody, BC39,2174361,9142,350
      Tsawwassen, BC9574752,0862,561
      Burrard Inlet 3, BC2,1325962,6173,213
      Delta, BC112,6916702,9443,615
      Coquitlam, BC159,9806782,9773,655
      Katzie 2, BC437833,4394,222
      Surrey, BC560,1509864,3325,318

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Québec, QC548,2448541,6662,520
      Halifax, NS451,8521,1032,7193,823
      Laval, QC445,0507381,4392,177
      Vancouver, BC694,4409814,3085,289
      London, ON421,4561,2853,7205,005
      Surrey, BC560,1509864,3325,318
      Source: The Surrey, BC data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.