Publication - Statistics

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018: main findings

Published: 26 Mar 2019
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787816695

Main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018 and the self-completion findings covering the period 2016-2017 to 2017-2018.

186 page PDF

7.8 MB

186 page PDF

7.8 MB

Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018: main findings
Table A1.1: Estimates of the extent of crime in Scotland (2017/18)

186 page PDF

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Table A1.1: Estimates of the extent of crime in Scotland (2017/18)

Estimated number of crimes Best estimate Lower estimate Upper estimate
All SCJS Crime 602,000 535,000 668,000
Property Crime 430,000 384,000 476,000
Vandalism 163,000 134,000 192,000
Motor vehicle vandalism 102,000 82,000 121,000
Property vandalism 61,000 44,000 78,000
All motor vehicle related theft 24,000 17,000 32,000
Theft of motor vehicle 3,000# 1,000 6,000
Theft from motor vehicle 21,000 14,000 27,000
Attempted theft of/from motor vehicle 1,000# 0 2,000
Housebreaking 25,000# 15,000 35,000
Other household theft inc. bicycle theft 125,000 103,000 146,000
Other household theft 101,000 82,000 121,000
Bicycle theft 23,000 14,000 32,000
Personal theft (exc. Robbery) 93,000 71,000 115,000
Other theft 63,000 43,000 82,000
Theft from the person 31,000 20,000 41,000
Violent Crime 172,000 125,000 219,000
Assault 161,000 116,000 205,000
Serious assault 8,000# 1,000 15,000
Robbery 11,000# 0 27,000
Comparable Crime 386,000 331,000 441,000
Vandalism 163,000 134,000 192,000
Acquisitive crime 51,000 38,000 65,000
Violent crime 172,000 125,000 219,000
Number of respondents: 5,480

#: Use with caution – the count estimate has a relative standard error of greater than 20%. This also applies to considering change over time using such figures.


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