A Safe Place

A Safe Place

56.3% of downtown business owners believe there are public misconceptions about how safe downtown Winnipeg is. [1]

Decrease in total crimes: 19%

  • Total crimes down 19% from 2014 (515) to 2015 (417) [3]

% of People Who Feel Safe During the Day

  • 2013: 90%
  • 2009: 75%
  • 2007: 57% [2]

Residents’ Perception of Downtown Safety

  • Majority of residents feel safe downtown during the day (“Strongly agree”)
  • Majority of residents feel safe downtown at night (“Somewhat agree”)
  • Majority of residents feel safe parking their vehicle during the day (“Strongly agree”) [2]

Visitors’ Perception of Downtown Safety

  • Majority of non-downtown residents feel safe downtown during the day (“Strongly agree”)
  • Majority of non-downtown residents feel safe downtown at night (“Somewhat agree”)
  • Majority of non-downtown residents feel safe parking their vehicle during the day (“Strongly agree”) [2]

Workers’ Perception of Downtown Safety

  • Majority of downtown workers feel safe downtown during the day (“Strongly agree”)
  • Majority of downtown workers feel safe downtown at night (“Somewhat agree”)
  • Majority of downtown workers feel safe parking their vehicle during the day (“Strongly agree”) [2]

[1] Downtown BIZ Member Survey, 2013
[2] Downtown BIZ Trends Survey, 2013
[3] Downtown Winnipeg 2016 Trends Update, July 18, 2016