Canada’s most dangerous cities: Sexual assault - Macleans.ca

Canada’s most dangerous cities: Sexual assault

None of the worst cities have populations of more than one million

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From Canada’s most dangerous cities: 2010:

The Canadian rate is 62 assaults per 100,000 population. Of the 38 large areas that scored above that national average, none have populations of more than one million.

RANK
CITIES
PERCENTAGE DIFFERENCE WITH THE NATIONAL RATE
1
Cornwall, Ont.
153.72%
2
Saint John, N.B.
86.50
3
Fredericton, N.B.
85.37
4
Belleville, Ont.
74.57
5
Brantford, Ont.
72.48
6
Prince George, B.C.
71.83
7
Saint-Jérôme, Que.
69.74
8
Winnipeg, Man.
58.94
9
Saskatoon, Sask.
56.04
10
Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
53.30
11
Cape Breton, N.S.
51.69
12
Salaberry-De-Valleyfield, Que.
42.98
13
Saguenay, Que.
38.63
14
Lethbridge, Alta.
34.60
15
Shawinigan, Que.
34.60
16
Chatham-Kent, Ont.
32.02
17
Kamloops, B.C.
30.57
18
Regina, Sask.
25.89
19
Peterborough, Ont.
25.73
20
Halifax Region, N.S.
25.09
21
Thunder Bay, Ont.
21.54
22
Victoria, B.C.
21.22
23
Windsor, Ont.
19.61
24
Drummondville, Que.
18.16
25
Grande Prairie, Alta.
17.67
26
Moncton, N.B.
13.32
27
Sudbury, Ont.
13.32
28
Vancouver, B.C.
13.00
29
Fort McMurray, Alta.
12.68
30
Red Deer, Alta.
8.16
31
Norfolk, Ont. (Opp)
7.36
32
Kelowna, B.C.
6.55
33
Châteauguay, Que.
5.10
34
Sarnia, Ont.
3.97
35
Kitchener, Ont.
3.65
36
Kingston, Ont.
2.84
37
Maskoutains, Que.
1.71
38
Innisfil, Ont.
0.91
39
St. John’s, Nfld.
-0.70
40
Medicine Hat, Alta.
-0.86
41
Surrey, B.C.
-0.86
42
North Bay, Ont.
-3.93
43
Gatineau, Que.
-4.41
44
Edmonton, Alta.
-4.89
45
Durham Region (Oshawa/Whitby/Ajax), Ont.
-5.22
46
Nanaimo, B.C.
-5.54
47
Barrie, Ont.
-6.18
48
St.Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que.
-6.18
49
Chilliwack, B.C.
-6.83
50
London, Ont.
-7.47
51
Hamilton, Ont.
-8.28
52
Toronto, Ont.
-9.73
53
Sherbrooke, Que.
-11.66
54
Montréal, Que.
-11.99
55
Nottawasaga, Ont.
-12.31
56
Granby, Que.
-12.47
57
Longueuil, Que.
-12.79
58
New Westminster, B.C.
-14.89
59
Mirabel, Que.
-15.53
60
Québec, Que.
-16.02
61
Guelph, Ont.
-18.76
62
Trois-Rivières, Que.
-20.37
63
Joliette, Que.
-21.01
64
Blainville, Que.
-22.79
65
St. Catharines, Ont.
-23.59
66
Terrebonne, Que.
-23.75
67
Brome-Missisquoi, Que.
-25.04
68
Thérèse-De-Blainville, Qc.
-25.37
69
Calgary, Alta.
-25.69
70
Burnaby, B.C.
-26.33
71
Alma, Que.
-28.27
72
Rimouski, Que.
-34.23
73
Saanich, B.C.
-35.36
74
Maple Ridge, B.C.
-35.68
75
Langley Township, B.C.
-35.84
76
Victoriaville, Que.
-38.75
77
Abbotsford, B.C.
-40.36
78
Laval, Que.
-41.65
79
Repentigny, Que.
-42.61
80
Sherwood Park, Alta.
-42.78
81
North Vancouver, B.C.
-44.87
82
Delta, B.C.
-45.52
83
Ottawa, Ont.
-46.32
84
Peel Region (Mississauga/Brampton), Ont.
-48.26
85
Wellington County, Ont.
-48.74
86
St. Albert, Alta.
-49.38
87
West Vancouver, B.C.
-50.51
88
Roussillon, Que.
-51.96
89
Lévis, Que.
-56.15
90
Richmond, B.C.
-56.15
91
Caledon, Ont.
-57.44
92
York Region (Markham/Vaughn), Ont.
-58.41
93
Vaudreuil-Soulange, Que.
-60.99
94
Richelieu Saint-Laurent, Que.
-61.15
95
St-Eustache, Que.
-63.73
96
Oakville, Ont.
-65.02
97
Coquitlam, B.C.
-66.63
98
Port Coquitlam, B.C.
-69.21
99
Sorel-Tracy, Que.
-71.15
100
N. Vancouver District, B.C.
-80.33