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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2018/19: main findings

Published: 16 Jun 2020

Main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2018/2019.

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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2018/19: main findings
Table A1.1: Estimates of the extent of crime in Scotland (2018/19)

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Table A1.1: Estimates of the extent of crime in Scotland (2018/19)

Estimated number of crimes Best estimate Lower estimate Upper estimate
ALL SCJS CRIME 573,000 512,000 634,000
PROPERTY CRIME 408,000 365,000 451,000
Vandalism 155,000 130,000 179,000
Motor vehicle vandalism 80,000 65,000 96,000
Property vandalism 74,000 56,000 92,000
All motor vehicle related theft 35,000 25,000 46,000
Theft of motor vehicle 4,000# 1,000 8,000
Theft from motor vehicle 26,000 17,000 34,000
Attempted theft of/from motor vehicle 6,000# 2,000 9,000
Housebreaking 25,000 17,000 33,000
Other household theft inc. bicycle theft 93,000 77,000 109,000
Other household theft 77,000 62,000 92,000
Bicycle theft 16,000 10,000 22,000
Personal theft (exc. Robbery) 99,000 74,000 124,000
Other theft 75,000 52,000 97,000
Theft from the person 24,000# 14,000 35,000
VIOLENT CRIME 165,000 121,000 209,000
Assault 161,000 117,000 204,000
Serious assault 12,000# 1,000 23,000
Robbery 4,000# 8,000
COMPARABLE CRIME 366,000 317,000 415,000
Vandalism 155,000 130,000 179,000
Acquisitive crime 46,000 35,000 57,000
Violent crime 165,000 121,000 209,000
Number of respondents: 5,540

# Use with caution - the count estimate has a relative standard error (RSE) greater than 20%.

¹ Figures in this table are rounded to the nearest 1,000. '-' here denotes a figure lower than 1,000.


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