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Crime, Disorder and Danger - Perception of Crime

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Perception of Crime

Following the increases between 2008-09 (69%) and 2012-13 (76%), the proportion of adults who perceived the crime rate in their local area to have stayed the same or reduced, in the past two years, has remained unchanged since 2012-13; the apparent one percentage point increase to 76% in 2016-17 is not a statistically significant change.

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Source: Scottish Crime and Justice Survey

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