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 1.18: Percentage of respondents confident in local police to solve crimes, by police division, from 2008/09 to 2014/15

Table A 1.18: Percentage of respondents confident in local police to solve crimes, by police division, from 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 57 60 64 64 62 5 * -2 *
Aberdeen City 60 62 66 65 63 3 -2
Aberdeenshire and Moray 55 60 63 60 59 4 -1
Forth Valley 56 54 60 52 70 14 * 18 *
Fife 58 57 65 65 65 7 * 0
Greater Glasgow 57 58 64 61 58 1 -3
Renfrewshire and Inverclyde 58 65 64 70 69 11 * -2
Argyll and West Dunbartonshire 56 55 64 65 61 5 -4
Lanarkshire 51 58 62 59 63 12 * 4
Ayrshire 55 59 64 66 61 6 -5
Edinburgh City 54 64 61 65 63 9 * -2
The Lothians and Scottish Borders 56 59 62 62 53 -3 -9 *
Dumfries and Galloway 64 66 66 71 64 0 -7 *
Tayside 64 63 65 71 64 1 -7 *
Highlands and Islands 66 66 68 71 68 2 -3

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

Variable name: QPOLCONF_05

Notes:

1. Question wording: "How confident are you in your local police force's ability to solve crimes?" 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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