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Abbotsford is a city located in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, adjacent to Greater Vancouver. With an estimated population of 133,497 people as of the 2011 census, it is the largest municipality of the Fraser Valley Regional District, the fifth-largest municipality of British Columbia, and the largest outside Greater Vancouver. The Abbotsford–Mission metropolitan area of around 170,191 inhabitants as of the 2011 census is the 23rd largest census metropolitan area in Canada. Abbotsford has the third highest proportion of visible minorities among census metropolitan areas in Canada, after the Greater Toronto Area and the Greater Vancouver CMA. It has also been named by Statistics Canada as Canada’s most generous city in terms of charitable donations for nine straight years. The community of 375.55 square kilometres (145.00 sq mi) is the largest city by area in British Columbia. It is home to the University of the Fraser Valley, Tradex and Abbotsford International Airport, which hosts the Abbotsford International Airshow. The municipality's southern boundary is the Canada–United States border, across which is Sumas, Washington. In Canada, it is bordered by the Township of Langley to the west, the Fraser River and the District of Mission to the north, and the City of Chilliwack to the east. Much of Abbotsford enjoys views of Mount Baker (to the southeast, in Washington) and the Coast Mountains (to the north).


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Abbotsford, which is a city in Canada. Abbotsford is located at a short trip away from Vancouver a major city in Canada. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Vancouver for its bountiful attractions like Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Lookout on your trip to Abbotsford. Also, to reach Abbotsford, you'll have to take a flight to Vancouver; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Abbotsford can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Abbotsford*

  • Pollution Statistics in Abbotsford

    Know the pollution level of Abbotsford before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 29.41 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 34.09 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.27 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Abbotsford: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Abbotsford for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Abbotsford.

    • Burglary and Theft 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.71 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 33.93 (Low)
    • Drug offense 89.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.07 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30.36 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.57 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 69.64 (High)
  • Living in Abbotsford - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Abbotsford is 163.65 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 46.74 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.19 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.6 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 63.8 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 59.41 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.03 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 106.51 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Abbotsford

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Abbotsford

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.48 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.67 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.39 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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