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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017/18: main findings

Published: 26 Mar 2019

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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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017/18: main findings
Table A1.18: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to investigate incidents

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Table A1.18: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to investigate incidents

Proportion of adults who felt very or fairly confident in the ability of the police to investigate incidents 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 Percentage point change
since 2008/09 since 2016/17
All 64% 68% 71% 73% 70% 71% 69% ↑ by 5 No change
Male 64% 67% 70% 72% 69% 69% 67% ↑ by 4 No change
Female 64% 68% 71% 73% 71% 72% 71% ↑ by 7 No change
16-24 65% 68% 72% 73% 76% 79% 71% No change ↓ by 8
25-44 66% 70% 74% 74% 71% 73% 72% ↑ by 6 No change
45-59 62% 68% 68% 73% 69% 69% 70% ↑ by 8 No change
60+ 63% 65% 69% 71% 68% 67% 66% No change No change
15% most deprived areas 59% 62% 66% 67% 67% 70% 67% ↑ by 8 No change
Rest of Scotland 65% 69% 71% 74% 71% 71% 70% ↑ by 5 No change
Urban 63% 67% 70% 72% 70% 72% 70% ↑ by 7 No change
Rural 68% 71% 73% 75% 71% 68% 68% No change No change
Victim 57% 61% 63% 69% 64% 68% 63% ↑ by 7 No change
Non-victim 66% 69% 72% 74% 72% 72% 70% ↑ by 4 No change
Overall number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480    

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