Publication - Statistics publication

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2016/17: main findings

Published: 27 Mar 2018
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788517171

This report details the main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey conducted 2016-2017.

129 page PDF

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129 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2016/17: main findings
Table A1.12: Proportion of adults who felt safe walking alone after dark in their local area, 2008/09 to 2016/17

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Table A1.12: Proportion of adults who felt safe walking alone after dark in their local area, 2008/09 to 2016/17

Percentage point change
Proportion of adults who felt very or fairly safe 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 since 2008/09 since 2014/15
All 66% 67% 68% 72% 74% 77% ⇧ by 11 ⇧ by 3
Male 79% 80% 82% 85% 86% 89% ⇧ by 10 ⇧ by 3
Female 55% 55% 55% 60% 64% 67% ⇧ by 12 ⇧ by 3
16-24 71% 72% 72% 73% 77% 79% ⇧ by 8 No change
25-44 73% 72% 72% 77% 78% 83% ⇧ by 10 ⇧ by 4
45-59 70% 70% 72% 76% 77% 79% ⇧ by 8 No change
60+ 52% 56% 57% 61% 66% 70% ⇧ by 18 ⇧ by 4
15% most deprived areas 52% 52% 54% 57% 62% 63% ⇧ by 11 No change
Rest of Scotland 69% 70% 71% 75% 76% 80% ⇧ by 11 ⇧ by 3
Urban 62% 63% 65% 69% 71% 75% ⇧ by 12 ⇧ by 3
Rural 83% 84% 84% 87% 88% 89% ⇧ by 7 No change
Victim 61% 61% 61% 66% 67% 70% ⇧ by 9 No change
Non-victim 68% 69% 70% 73% 76% 79% ⇧ by 11 ⇧ by 3
Overall number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570

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