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

2.9 MB

129 page PDF

2.9 MB

Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2016/17: main findings
A1.21: Proportion of adults who thought issues were common in their area, 2008/09 – 2016/17

129 page PDF

2.9 MB

A1.21: Proportion of adults who thought issues were common in their area, 2008/09 – 2016/17

Percentage point change
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 since 2008/09 since 2014/15
Drug dealing and drug abuse 45% 48% 48% 44% 42% 36% ⇩ by 9 ⇩ by 6
People behaving in an anti-social manner in public 46% 47% 45% 41% 35% 29% ⇩ by 18 ⇩ by 6
Deliberate damage to cars or other vehicles N/A N/A N/A 25% 20% 17% N/A ⇩ by 4
People buying or selling smuggled or fake goods N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 13% N/A N/A
Violence between groups of individuals or gangs 26% 26% 24% 20% 14% 10% ⇩ by 16 ⇩ by 4
People being physically assaulted or attacked in the street or other public places 19% 21% 21% 18% 15% 10% ⇩ by 9 ⇩ by 4
People having things stolen from their car or other vehicles 20% 21% 20% 16% 15% 10% ⇩ by 10 ⇩ by 4
People carrying knives N/A 22% 22% 16% 14% 10% N/A ⇩ by 3
Deliberate damage to people's homes by vandals N/A N/A N/A 14% 11% 9% N/A No change
People having their car or other vehicles stolen 15% 13% 14% 8% 10% 8% ⇩ by 6 No change
People being mugged or robbed 10% 13% 13% 11% 8% 6% ⇩ by 4 No change
People being physically attacked because of their skin colour, ethnic origin or religion 7% 8% 9% 7% 6% 5% ⇩ by 3 No change
People being sexually assaulted 3% 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% No change No change
Number of respondents 4,030 4,000 3,220 3,110 2,850 1,130

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