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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017/18: main findings

Published: 26 Mar 2019

Main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-18 and the self-completion findings covering the period 2016-17 to 2017-18.

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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017/18: main findings
Table A1.6: Prevalence of SCJS crime by demographic and area characteristics over time

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Table A1.6: Prevalence of SCJS crime by demographic and area characteristics over time

Proportion of adults experiencing SCJS crime 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 Percentage point change
since 2008/09 since 2016/17
All 20.4% 19.3% 17.8% 16.9% 14.5% 13.4% 12.5% ↓ by 8.0 No change
Male 21.2% 20.4% 18.4% 18.2% 15.6% 13.9% 12.8% ↓ by 8.4 No change
Female 19.7% 18.2% 17.2% 15.8% 13.6% 13.0% 12.1% ↓ by 7.6 No change
16-24 32.2% 26.4% 25.6% 23.7% 20.4% 19.5% 16.0% ↓ by 16.2 No change
25-44 24.7% 25.1% 22.3% 21.6% 18.4% 17.3% 16.8% ↓ by 7.9 No change
45-59 20.1% 18.8% 17.6% 16.3% 15.3% 12.7% 13.6% ↓ by 6.4 No change
60+ 9.5% 9.2% 8.7% 8.8% 6.8% 7.2% 5.3% ↓ by 4.2 No change
15% most deprived areas 26.0% 25.2% 21.3% 21.3% 21.2% 19.4% 18.0% ↓ by 8.0 No change
Rest of Scotland 19.4% 18.3% 17.2% 16.1% 13.4% 12.3% 11.5% ↓ by 7.9 No change
Urban 22.2% 20.9% 19.5% 18.6% 15.5% 14.8% 13.4% ↓ by 8.8 No change
Rural 13.0% 12.1% 10.2% 9.4% 9.9% 6.8% 8.2% ↓ by 4.8 No change
Overall number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480

Contact

Email: scjs@gov.scot