Publication - Statistics

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15: Main Findings

Published: 15 Mar 2016
ISBN:
9781786521026

Main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15.

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15: Main Findings
Table A 1.14: Percentage of respondents confidence in local policing's ability to prevent crime, by police division, 2008/09 to 2014/15

Table A 1.14: Percentage of respondents confidence in local policing's ability to prevent crime, by police division, 2008/09 to 2014/15

Percentage ‘very’ or ‘fairly confident’ 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 From 2008/09 to 2014/15 From 2012/13 to 2014/15
All 46 48 50 56 57 11 * 1
Aberdeen City 47 50 56 64 60 13 * -5
Aberdeenshire and Moray 43 47 50 52 52 9 * 0
Forth Valley 50 43 42 38 61 12 * 23 *
Fife 48 48 49 57 59 11 * 1
Greater Glasgow 45 44 49 55 57 12 * 1
Renfrewshire and Inverclyde 44 50 52 66 60 16 * -6
Argyll and West Dunbartonshire 42 49 48 54 53 11 * -1
Lanarkshire 42 44 46 50 54 12 * 4
Ayrshire 44 44 53 56 55 11 * -1
Edinburgh City 45 55 50 56 62 17 * 6 *
The Lothians and Scottish Borders 46 47 48 57 50 4 -7 *
Dumfries and Galloway 52 52 56 60 60 8 * 0
Tayside 50 52 51 62 59 9 * -3
Highlands and Islands 55 54 58 65 60 5 -4

Base: 2008/09 (16,000), 2009/10 (16,040), 2010/11 (13,010), 2012/13 (12,050), 2014/15 (11,470)

Variable name: QPOLCONF_01

Notes:

1. Question wording: "How confident are you in your local police force's ability to prevent crime?" Answer Options: 'A lot more crime', 'A little more', 'About the same', 'A little less', 'A lot less'.

2. Changes which are statistically significant over time, at the 95% confidence level, are highlighted with an "*".

3. Police Divisions where the results are statistically significantly different from the Scotland level result, at the 95% confidence level, are highlighted in bold and italics.


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