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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 A1.2: Estimates of the extent of crime in Scotland, 2008/09 to 2018/19

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Table A1.2: Estimates of the extent of crime in Scotland, 2008/09 to 2018/19

Estimated number of crimes

2008/09

2009/10

2010/11

2012/13

2014/15

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Percentage change
since

2008/09

since 2017/18
ALL SCJS CRIME 1,045,000 945,000 874,000 815,000 688,000 712,000 602,000 573,000 down by 45% No change
PROPERTY CRIME 728,000 679,000 654,000 579,000 502,000 481,000 430,000 408,000 down by 44% No change
Vandalism 350,000 303,000 275,000 219,000 179,000 166,000 163,000 155,000 down by 56% No change
Motor vehicle vandalism 183,000 161,000 146,000 129,000 112,000 82,000 102,000 80,000 down by 56% No change
Property vandalism 168,000 142,000 130,000 90,000 67,000 84,000 61,000 74,000 down by 56% No change
All motor vehicle related theft 70,000 64,000 58,000 50,000 40,000 38,000 24,000 35,000 down by 49% No change
Theft of motor vehicle 7,000 6,000# 4,000# 4,000# 3,000# 2,000# 3,000# 4,000# No change# No change#
Theft from motor vehicle 54,000 49,000 47,000 40,000 34,000 34,000 21,000 26,000 down by 52% No change
Attempted theft of/from motor vehicle 9,000 10,000# 7,000# 6,000# 4,000# 1,000# 1,000# 6,000# No change# by 933%#
Housebreaking 25,000 29,000 28,000 35,000 22,000 26,000 25,000# 25,000 No change No change
Other household theft inc. bicycle theft 173,000 153,000 169,000 169,000 158,000 128,000 125,000 93,000 down by 46% by 25%
Other household theft 142,000 127,000 141,000 135,000 133,000 104,000 101,000 77,000 down by 46% No change
Bicycle theft 31,000 27,000 29,000 34,000 25,000 23,000# 23,000 16,000 down by 47% No change
Personal theft (exc. Robbery) 110,000 130,000 124,000 106,000 103,000 124,000 93,000 99,000 No change No change
Other theft 90,000 101,000 92,000 80,000 81,000 82,000 63,000 75,000 No change No change
Theft from the person 20,000 29,000 31,000 26,000 23,000 41,000# 31,000 24,000# No change# No change#
VIOLENT CRIME 317,000 266,000 220,000 236,000 186,000 231,000 172,000 165,000 down by 48% No change
Assault 297,000 247,000 208,000 225,000 179,000 223,000 161,000 161,000 down by 48% No change
Serious assault 26,000# 20,000 16,000# 18,000# 8,000# 17,000# 8,000# 12,000# No change# No change#
Robbery 20,000 19,000# 12,000# 11,000# 7,000# 8,000# 11,000# 4,000# down by 78%# No change#
COMPARABLE CRIME 731,000 630,000 556,000 527,000 414,000 448,000 386,000 366,000 down by 50% No change
Vandalism 350,000 303,000 275,000 219,000 179,000 166,000 163,000 155,000 down by 56% No change
Acquisitive crime 64,000 61,000 61,000 73,000 49,000 51,000 51,000 46,000 down by 28% No change
Violent crime 317,000 266,000 220,000 236,000 186,000 231,000 172,000 165,000 down by 48% No change
Number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480 5,540

# Use with caution - the count estimate has a relative standard error (RSE) greater than 20%. This also applies to considering change over time using such figures. In particular, please note the apparent large increase in attempted theft of/from motor vehicle since 2017/18 which should be treated with caution.


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