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 A1.9: Proportion of crime reported to the police by year

186 page PDF

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Table A1.9: Proportion of crime reported to the police by year

Proportion of each crime type reported to the police 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 Percentage point change
since 2008/09 since 2016/17
All SCJS Crime 38% 37% 39% 39% 38% 37% 35% No change No change
Property Crime 36% 36% 35% 35% 36% 34% 34% No change No change
Vandalism 40% 39% 40% 36% 37% 41% 36% No change No change
All motor vehicle related theft 45% 45% 33% 44% 44% 30% 44% No change No change
Housebreaking 64% 64% 62% 64% 62% - - N/A N/A
Other household theft inc. bicycle theft 22% 32% 26% 25% 28% 29% 28% No change No change
Personal theft (exc. Robbery) 31% 26% 30% 37% 37% 27% 28% No change No change
Violent Crime 43% 38% 51% 48% 44% 43% 39% No change No change
Comparable Crime 42% 40% 46% 44% 42% 42% 40% No change No change
Vandalism 40% 39% 40% 36% 37% 41% 36% No change No change
Acquisitive crime 49% 57% 51% 55% 50% 45% 58% No change No change
Violent crime 43% 38% 51% 48% 44% 43% 39% No change No change
Overall number of SCJS crimes 3,790 3,300 2,600 2,300 1,930 860 760    

Results based on fewer than 50 cases (incidents of crime) are suppressed and denoted by ‘-‘.


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