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

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186 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018: main findings
Table A1.11: Perceptions of how crime rate has changed in respondents' local area over the past two years

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Table A1.11: Perceptions of how crime rate has changed in respondents’ local area over the past two years

Proportion of adults who thought the local crime rate was ‘about the same’, ‘a little less’ or ‘a lot less’ 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 Percentage point change
since 2008/09 since 2016/17
All 69% 71% 73% 76% 75% 76% 73% ↑ by 4 ↓ by 3
Male 73% 74% 76% 78% 77% 79% 76% ↑ by 3 No change
Female 65% 68% 71% 73% 72% 73% 69% ↑ by 4 ↓ by 3
16-24 68% 77% 76% 80% 78% 81% 81% ↑ by 13 No change
25-44 72% 70% 73% 76% 72% 75% 72% No change No change
45-59 68% 70% 73% 75% 75% 73% 69% No change No change
60+ 68% 70% 73% 75% 76% 76% 73% ↑ by 5 No change
15% most deprived areas 64% 65% 67% 72% 74% 71% 73% ↑ by 9 No change
Rest of Scotland 70% 72% 75% 76% 75% 76% 72% ↑ by 3 ↓ by 4
Urban 68% 69% 72% 75% 74% 74% 71% ↑ by 4 ↓ by 3
Rural 74% 78% 80% 79% 78% 81% 78% ↑ by 4 No change
Victim 58% 60% 62% 65% 63% 69% 62% ↑ by 4 ↓ by 8
Non-victim 72% 73% 76% 78% 77% 76% 74% ↑ by 2 No change
Overall number of respondents 14,210 14,380 11,700 10,640 10,050 4,830 4,770

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