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Crime, Disorder and Danger - Perception of Crime

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Perception of Crime

Following the increase between 2006 (65%) and 2012-13 (76%), in 2014/15, the proportion of adults who perceived the crime rate in their local area to have stayed the same or reduced in the past two years was 75%, unchanged since 2012-13 (the apparent one percentage point decrease to 75% in 2014-15 is not a statistically significant change).

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Source: Scottish Crime and Justice Survey

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