1.4 Perception of Crime

Feeling safe in one’s community is an important aspect of overall quality of life. This chart reflects the perception of safety among citizens in Victoria and Esquimalt as expressed through past VicPD community surveys. Specifically, it shows the percentage of respondents who indicated that crime in Victoria or Esquimalt (depending on residency) has increased, decreased or stayed the same during the last 5 years. Click here to learn more about VicPD community surveys.

To interact with the below chart, you can filter by year on the right side by clicking once on the desired year. You can also click directly onto the chart and confirm the selection by clicking the green checkbox.


"Do you think that crime in Victoria and Esquimalt has increased during the last 5 years?"