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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 A1.24: Proportion of adults who thought issues were common in their area

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Table A1.24: Proportion of adults who thought issues were common in their area

Percentage of adults saying issue is 'very' or 'fairly' common in their area

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
Drug dealing and drug abuse 45% 48% 48% 44% 42% 36% 37% 42% No change up by 5
People behaving in an anti-social manner in public 46% 47% 45% 41% 35% 29% 29% 31% down by 15 No change
Deliberate damage to cars or other vehicles N/A N/A N/A 25% 20% 17% 19% 17% down by 7 No change
People having things stolen from their car or other vehicles 20% 21% 20% 16% 15% 10% 15% 12% down by 8 No change
People buying or selling smuggled or fake goods N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 13% 14% 12% No change No change
Violence between groups of individuals or gangs 26% 26% 24% 20% 14% 10% 12% 11% down by 16 No change
People carrying knives N/A 22% 22% 16% 14% 10% 12% 11% down by 11 No change
People being physically assaulted or attacked in the street or other public places 19% 21% 21% 18% 15% 10% 10% 11% down by 8 No change
People having their car or other vehicles stolen 15% 13% 14% 8% 10% 8% 10% 8% down by 6 No change
Deliberate damage to people's homes by vandals N/A N/A N/A 14% 11% 9% 10% 9% down by 5 No change
People being mugged or robbed 10% 13% 13% 11% 8% 6% 6% 7% down by 3 No change
People being physically attacked because of their skin colour, ethnic origin or religion 7% 8% 9% 7% 6% 5% 4% 5% down by 3 No change
People being sexually assaulted 3% 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 4% 3% No change No change
Number of respondents 4,030 4,000 3,220 3,020 2,850 1,390 1,380 1,400

* or first time question was included.


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