Barrie Tourism

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Barrie is a city in Central Ontario, Canada, on the western shore of Lake Simcoe. Although located in Simcoe County, the city is politically independent. It is part of the Huronia region of Central Ontario. Barrie is within the northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe, a densely populated and industrialized region of Ontario. In 2011 census, the city's population was originally reported as 135,711, making it the 34th largest in Canada. The city's 2011 population was subsequently revised to 136,063. The Barrie census metropolitan area (CMA) had a population of 187,013 residents, making it the 21st largest CMA in Canada.


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Barrie, Canada. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Toronto, Canada. Take a short trip from Barrie and set some time aside to explore the Toronto. Dotted with places like Toronto Eaton Centre, Cn Tower, Casa Loma; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Barrie, you'll have to take a flight to Toronto; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Barrie*

  • Pollution Statistics in Barrie

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

    • Air Pollution 20.45 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.13 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Barrie: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 23.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 21.43 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 23.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40 (Moderate)
  • Living in Barrie - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Barrie is 194.08 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 69.13 (High)
    • Climate Index 48.48 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 29.1 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 7 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.97 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.38 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.2 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 120 (Very 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 Barrie

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.32 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 59.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.03 USD

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

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