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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 A1.11: Perceptions of how crime rate has changed in respondents' local area over the past two years

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Table A1.11: Perceptions of how crime rate has changed in respondents' local area over the past two years

Proportion of adults who thought the local crime rate was 'about the same', 'a little less' or 'a lot less'

2008/09

2009/10

2010/11

2012/13

2014/15

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Percentage point change
since 2008/09 since 2017/18
All 69% 71% 73% 76% 75% 76% 73% 73% up by 4 No change
Male 73% 74% 76% 78% 77% 79% 76% 78% up by 5 No change
Female 65% 68% 71% 73% 72% 73% 69% 69% up by 3 No change
16-24 68% 77% 76% 80% 78% 81% 81% 79% up by 11 No change
25-44 72% 70% 73% 76% 72% 75% 72% 73% No change No change
45-59 68% 70% 73% 75% 75% 73% 69% 72% up by 4 No change
60+ 68% 70% 73% 75% 76% 76% 73% 74% up by 6 No change
15% most deprived areas 64% 65% 67% 72% 74% 71% 73% 67% No change down by 6
Rest of Scotland 70% 72% 75% 76% 75% 76% 72% 74% up by 4 No change
Urban 68% 69% 72% 75% 74% 74% 71% 73% up by 5 No change
Rural 74% 78% 80% 79% 78% 81% 78% 77% No change No change
Victim 58% 60% 62% 65% 63% 69% 62% 62% No change No change
Non-victim 72% 73% 76% 78% 77% 76% 74% 75% up by 3 No change
Overall number of respondents 14,210 14,380 11,700 10,640 10,050 4,830 4,770 4,820

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