Canadians' perceptions of crime and safety since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, by selected respondent characteristics
|Crime in neighbourhood has increased1 – Perception since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic||Harassment or attacks based on race, ethnicity, or skin colour have increased in neighbourhood1 – Perception since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic||Feel somewhat or very unsafe when walking alone after dark in neighbourhood2 – Perception since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic|
|Age group (years)|
|15 to 24||13||11||32|
|25 to 34||13||9||18|
|35 to 44||13||8||16|
|45 to 54||12||7||15|
|55 to 64||10||6||13|
|65 and older||9||4||12|
|Married or common-law||11||6||14|
|Single, never married||13||10||23|
|Separated, divorced, or widowed||12||7||18|
|First Nations, Métis, or Inuit (Indigenous) person||17||11||26|
|Province or territory|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||3||3||9|
|Prince Edward Island||6||5||11|
|Location of residence|
Percent calculations exclude missing responses.
Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians: Data Collection Series (5323).
Table note 1
Percent calculation includes responses of "don't know".
Table note 2
Percent calculation excludes 26% of participants who said they never walked alone in their neighbourhood after dark.
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