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Scottish Crime Survey 2003

DescriptionThis is a report on the main findings from the 2003 Scottish Crime Survey. The report presents estimates of the extent of victimisation against households and individuals in Scotland in 2002
ISBN0 7559 3875 5
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 21, 2004

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2004

SCOTTISH CRIME SURVEY 2003


Siobhan Campbell
Susan McVie Korin Lebov

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CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
BACKGROUND
PURPOSE OF CRIME SURVEYS
THE SURVEY
THE REPORT
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
CHAPTER TWO: EXTENT OF CRIME IN SCOTLAND
PROPERTY AND PERSONAL THEFT
VANDALISM
VIOLENCE
CHAPTER THREE: TRENDS OVER TIME
ALL CRIME
TRENDS BY OFFENCE TYPE
PROPERTY CRIME
VANDALISM
VIOLENT CRIME
CHAPTER FOUR: COMPARISON WITH POLICE RECORDED CRIME STATISTICS
REPORTING TO THE POLICE
TRENDS IN CRIME: INDEXED TRENDS
CHANGES IN REPORTING AND RECORDING
CHAPTER FIVE: UNEQUAL RISK OF CRIME
RISK OF VICTIMISATION
UNEQUAL RISKS
REPEAT VICTIMISATION
CHAPTER SIX: PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF CRIME
PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF CRIME
THE LIKELIHOOD OF VICTIMISATION
PUBLIC ANXIETY ABOUT CRIME
WORRY ABOUT CRIME
CHAPTER SEVEN: DRUG USE
PREVALENCE OF DRUG USE
TYPES OF DRUG USED
TRENDS OVER TIME
REFERENCES
APPENDIX A: ADDITIONAL TABLES
APPENDIX B: METHODOLOGY
APPENDIX C: SAMPLING ERROR AND DESIGN EFFECTS
APPENDIX D: COMPARISON BETWEEN THE SCS AND POLICE RECORDED CRIME STATISTICS
APPENDIX E: THE SCOTTISH *ACORN CLASSIFICATION
APPENDIX F: GLOSSARY

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

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