Top 10 safety hotspots in Toronto in 2024

May 5, 2024

Safety hotspots in Toronto this year

Toronto remains one of the safest cities in North America. However, according to data published by the Toronto Police Service, 2023 saw another increase in crime of approximately 17% compared to the previous year. That continues the post-Covid trend, when crime rose by 18% in 2022 compared to 2021.

If you are interested in neighbourhood-by-neighbourhoods safety overview of Toronto, you might find this article helpful: Top 10 safest Toronto neighbourhoods in 2023

In this post, we analyze specific locations in the city with the highest number of reported crimes according to the Toronto Police Service for the current year.

Top 10 safety hotspots

1. Yorkdale Shopping Centre
 3.6 crimes per week
65 crimes through May 5
2. Scarborough Town Centre
 3.3 crimes per week
60 crimes through May 5
3. Front St/Union Station area
 3.2 crimes per week
59 crimes through May 5
4. Dundas/Sherbourne area
 3.05 crimes per week
55 crimes through May 5
5. Sherway Gardens
 2.9 crimes per week
52 crimes through May 5
6. Yonge-Dundas Square area
 2.8 crimes per week
51 crimes through May 5
7. Yonge-Bloor area
 2.6 crimes per week
47 crimes through May 5
8. Fairview Mall
 2.6 crimes per week
47 crimes through May 5
9. East York Town Center
 2.1 crimes per week
39 crimes through May 5
10. Yonge-Finch
 2.1 crimes per week
39 crimes through May 5

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