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

7.8 MB

Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018: main findings
Table A1.12: Proportion of adults who felt safe walking alone after dark in their local area, 2008/09 to 2017/18

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Table A1.12: Proportion of adults who felt safe walking alone after dark in their local area, 2008/09 to 2017/18

Proportion of adults who felt very or fairly safe 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 Percentage point change
since 2008/09 since 2016/17
All 66% 67% 68% 72% 74% 77% 77% ↑ by 11 No change
Male 79% 80% 82% 85% 86% 89% 89% ↑ by 10 No change
Female 55% 55% 55% 60% 64% 67% 66% ↑ by 11 No change
16-24 71% 72% 72% 73% 77% 79% 83% ↑ by 13 No change
25-44 73% 72% 72% 77% 78% 83% 80% ↑ by 8 No change
45-59 70% 70% 72% 76% 77% 79% 77% ↑ by 7 No change
60+ 52% 56% 57% 61% 66% 70% 70% ↑ by 18 No change
15% most deprived areas 52% 52% 54% 57% 62% 63% 63% ↑ by 10 No change
Rest of Scotland 69% 70% 71% 75% 76% 80% 79% ↑ by 11 No change
Urban 62% 63% 65% 69% 71% 75% 75% ↑ by 12 No change
Rural 83% 84% 84% 87% 88% 89% 88% ↑ by 6 No change
Victim 61% 61% 61% 66% 67% 70% 68% ↑ by 7 No change
Non-victim 68% 69% 70% 73% 76% 79% 78% ↑ by 11 No change
Overall number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480    

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