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 A1.15: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to prevent crime

186 page PDF

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Table A1.15: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to prevent crime

Proportion of adults who felt very or fairly confident in the ability of the police to prevent 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 46% 48% 50% 56% 57% 56% 53% ↑ by 7 ↓ by 2
Male 45% 47% 49% 56% 57% 56% 52% ↑ by 7 No change
Female 47% 49% 51% 56% 57% 56% 54% ↑ by 8 No change
16-24 50% 52% 56% 62% 64% 66% 62% ↑ by 12 No change
25-44 46% 48% 51% 58% 57% 59% 57% ↑ by 11 No change
45-59 42% 45% 47% 53% 54% 50% 49% ↑ by 7 No change
60+ 47% 48% 49% 54% 56% 52% 49% No change No change
15% most deprived areas 42% 40% 45% 52% 56% 50% 49% ↑ by 6 No change
Rest of Scotland 47% 49% 51% 57% 57% 57% 54% ↑ by 7 ↓ by 3
Urban 45% 47% 50% 55% 57% 56% 53% ↑ by 8 ↓ by 3
Rural 48% 52% 50% 59% 57% 54% 53% ↑ by 5 No change
Victim 37% 41% 44% 50% 46% 45% 47% ↑ by 10 No change
Non-victim 48% 50% 51% 57% 59% 57% 54% ↑ by 6 ↓ by 3
Overall number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480

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