West Kelowna Tourism

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West Kelowna is a city in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. The city encompasses several distinct communities including historic Westbank, Glenrosa, Smith Creek, Shannon Lake, Rose Valley, West Kelowna Estates, Casa Loma, and Lakeview Heights. West Kelowna's population in 2011 was 30,892, making it the second-largest municipality in the Kelowna-based Regional District of Central Okanagan. West Kelowna was originally incorporated on December 6, 2007, as Westside District Municipality, so-named because it was the name of the regional district rural electoral area at the time. On January 30, 2009, the district was renamed West Kelowna. The area is also referred to as "Westbank". The district municipality was redesignated as a city on June 26, 2015.


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Facts and Stats for West Kelowna*

  • Pollution Statistics in West Kelowna

    Know the pollution level of West Kelowna before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.82 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.09 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 11.36 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.5 (Low)
  • West Kelowna: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.81 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20.73 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 40.34 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.14 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 34.88 (Low)
    • Drug offense 71.51 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.93 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.07 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.68 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 23.84 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.28 (High)
  • Living in West Kelowna - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of West Kelowna is 152.92 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 53.15 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.65 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 31.32 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.56 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.84 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 67.32 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.88 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 94.12 (Moderate)
    • 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 West Kelowna

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in West Kelowna

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.68 USD

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

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