property crime statistics While Toronto is generally a safe city, crime does unfortunately occur. Property crime is one of the most common crimes and it can affect almost anyone at any time. Stay informed with these property crime statistics.

The Toronto Star recently published a list of property crime by area.

Property crime statistics

The top 20 Toronto neighbourhoods with the most property crime are:
  • Southwest Parkdale
  • Greenwood/Gerrard/railway
  • Steeles/Jane/Finch/Gosford
  • Overlea Blvd/Thorncliffe Park
  • Queen/Dundas/Spadina/Bathurst
  • Northwest of Victoria Park/Danforth
  • Lawrence/McCowan/Brimley/401
  • Winchester/Parliament/DVP/Bloor
  • Southwest of Lawrence/Markham Rd
  • Carlton/Dundas/Jarvis/Parliament
  • Bloor/Dovercourt/College/Brock
  • Albion/Kipling/Martin Grove/Mt Olive
  • Hampton/Danforth/Bain/Pape
  • Lake Shore/23rd St/lake/13th St
  • Winchester/Parliament/DVP/Gerrard
  • Queen/Dundas/Jarvis/Parliament
  • Sheppard/Highbury/Jane/401
  • Bloor/Roncesvalles/Sorauren/Wright
  • Finch/Bathurst/cemetery/Senlac
  • Danforth between Main and Woodbine
The crimes that were tracked in those statistics include: Breaking and entering, motor vehicle or bicycle theft, possession of stolen property, theft, shoplifting and mischief against property or causing property damage.

What these statistics show us is that,¬†unfortunately, property crime take place in a variety of areas all across the city. It’s not confined to one neighbourhood and it’s not easy to determine a pattern between areas with a high level of property crime.

You need to protect yourself against property crime regardless of where you live in Toronto.

As per Toronto Star bellow are listed the high burglary rates:

Here are the top 20: 1 University 2 Bay Street Corridor 3 Kensington-Chinatown 4 Moss Park 5 Bridle Path-Sunnybrook-York Mills 6 East End-Danforth 7 Casa Loma 8 York University Heights 9 Annex 10 Church-Yonge Corridor 11 Waterfront Communities-The Island 12 Rosedale-Moore Park 13 Woodbine Corridor 14 Clairlea-Birchmount 15 West Humber-Clairville 16 South Riverdale 17 Little Portugal 18 Roncesvalles 19 The Beaches 20 Forest Hill South

Security cameras and appropriate home alarm systems and commercial alarm systems can go a long way to protecting your property and ensuring that you do not become a victim of property crime. Not only will these security systems deter criminals from attempting to break into or damage your property, but they will also make it easier for the authorities to catch and identify the criminals after the fact.

For more information on Toronto property crime statistics, please visit the Neighbourhood Crime Report section of this security blog.