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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 A1.21: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to catch criminals

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Table A1.21: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to catch criminals

Proportion of adults who felt 'very' or 'fairly' confident in the ability of the police to catch criminals

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 55% 57% 60% 61% 60% 63% 61% 60% up by 4 No change
Male 55% 56% 59% 60% 59% 62% 60% 58% up by 3 No change
Female 56% 58% 61% 62% 61% 64% 63% 61% up by 5 No change
16-24 56% 60% 66% 65% 64% 72% 66% 68% up by 12 No change
25-44 58% 59% 62% 62% 61% 67% 64% 64% up by 6 No change
45-59 52% 55% 56% 58% 58% 59% 59% 57% up by 5 No change
60+ 55% 55% 59% 61% 58% 58% 58% 54% No change down by 4
15% most deprived areas 50% 53% 57% 57% 57% 62% 59% 57% up by 7 No change
Rest of Scotland 56% 58% 61% 62% 60% 63% 62% 60% up by 4 No change
Urban 54% 56% 60% 61% 60% 63% 62% 60% up by 5 No change
Rural 59% 61% 60% 63% 60% 62% 59% 58% No change No change
Victim 47% 50% 50% 53% 50% 57% 54% 52% No change No change
Non-victim 57% 59% 62% 63% 62% 64% 62% 61% up by 3 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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