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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 A1.16: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to prevent crime

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Table A1.16: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to prevent crime

Proportion of adults who felt 'very' or 'fairly' confident in the ability of the police to prevent crime

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 46% 48% 50% 56% 57% 56% 53% 50% up by 5 down by 3
Male 45% 47% 49% 56% 57% 56% 52% 50% up by 4 No change
Female 47% 49% 51% 56% 57% 56% 54% 51% up by 5 No change
16-24 50% 52% 56% 62% 64% 66% 62% 60% up by 10 No change
25-44 46% 48% 51% 58% 57% 59% 57% 56% up by 10 No change
45-59 42% 45% 47% 53% 54% 50% 49% 45% No change No change
60+ 47% 48% 49% 54% 56% 52% 49% 45% No change down by 4
15% most deprived areas 42% 40% 45% 52% 56% 50% 49% 46% No change No change
Rest of Scotland 47% 49% 51% 57% 57% 57% 54% 51% up by 5 down by 3
Urban 45% 47% 50% 55% 57% 56% 53% 50% up by 5 down by 3
Rural 48% 52% 50% 59% 57% 54% 53% 52% No change No change
Victim 37% 41% 44% 50% 46% 45% 47% 40% No change down by 7
Non-victim 48% 50% 51% 57% 59% 57% 54% 52% up by 4 No change
Overall number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480 5,540

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