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Beaconsfield is an on-island suburb on the Island of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. Its population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 19,505. It is located on the north shore of Lake Saint-Louis and is bordered on the west by Baie-D'Urfé, on the north by Kirkland and on the east by Pointe-Claire. It was incorporated in 1910 and is named in honour of Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Beaconsfield, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the 1860s and 1870s and close confidant of Queen Victoria. It is part of the Greater Montreal region locally referred to as the West Island. As part of the 2002–2006 municipal reorganization of Montreal, Beaconsfield was merged into the city of Montreal on January 1, 2002, joining with neighbouring Baie-D'Urfé to create the borough of Beaconsfield–Baie-D'Urfé. After a change of government and a 2004 referendum, both of them voted to demerge and were reconstituted as independent cities on January 1, 2006. However, they remain part of the urban agglomeration of Montreal. The population of Beaconsfield is mostly English-speaking. Most buildings in Beaconsfield are single-family homes, with some townhouses and Montreal-style apartment buildings. It may be characterized as a bedroom community. Beaconsfield is also home to a recreation centre that contains a pool, an ice rink and a gym. A wooded area, Angell Woods, occupies much of western Beaconsfield, and was the subject of a campaign to preserve it permanently as a green space. As of January 2015, Angell Woods is permanently and officially protected as a regional park.

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Facts and Stats for Beaconsfield*

  • Pollution Statistics in Beaconsfield

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

    • Air Pollution 30.9 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 39.62 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.14 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 34.09 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17.05 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25.38 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.38 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 19.32 (Very Low)
  • Beaconsfield: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 32.24 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.94 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 59.33 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 26.13 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.61 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 27.28 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.1 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.87 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 68.28 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.56 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.11 (Moderate)
  • Living in Beaconsfield - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Beaconsfield is 154.55 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 66.26 (High)
    • Climate Index 54 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 34.64 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.22 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.92 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 62.18 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.51 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 102.37 (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 Beaconsfield

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.76 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.81 USD

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