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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017/18: main findings

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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Table A1.14: Proportion of adults who said the police in their local area were doing an excellent or good job

Proportion of adults who said the police in their local area were doing an excellent or good job 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 Percentage point change
since 2012/13 since 2016/17
All 61% 58% 58% 57% ↓ by 4 No change
Male 59% 57% 56% 54% ↓ by 5 No change
Female 62% 60% 61% 60% ↓ by 3 No change
16-24 63% 61% 66% 62% No change No change
25-44 60% 58% 61% 58% No change No change
45-59 58% 56% 53% 54% No change No change
60+ 64% 60% 56% 57% ↓ by 7 No change
15% most deprived areas 54% 53% 53% 53% No change No change
Rest of Scotland 62% 59% 59% 58% ↓ by 4 No change
Urban 61% 58% 59% 57% ↓ by 4 No change
Rural 63% 60% 57% 58% ↓ by 4 No change
Victim 51% 47% 51% 50% No change No change
Non-victim 63% 60% 60% 58% ↓ by 5 No change
Overall number of respondents 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480

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