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Nelson is a city located in the Selkirk Mountains on the extreme West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Known as "The Queen City", and acknowledged for its impressive collection of restored heritage buildings from its glory days in a regional silver rush, Nelson is one of the three cities forming the commercial and population core of the West Kootenay region, the others being Castlegar and Trail. The city is the seat of the Regional District of Central Kootenay. It is represented in the provincial legislature by the riding of Nelson-Creston, and in the Parliament of Canada by the riding of British Columbia Southern Interior.

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Facts and Stats for Nelson*

  • Pollution Statistics in Nelson

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

    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
  • Nelson: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 15 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 85 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30 (Low)
  • Living in Nelson - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 73.44 (High)
    • Pollution Index 3.88 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.04 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.72 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.03 (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 Nelson

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.4 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.81 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.46 USD

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

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