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

7.8 MB

186 page PDF

7.8 MB

Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018: main findings
A1.23: Proportion of adults who thought issues were common in their area, 2008/09 – 2017/18

186 page PDF

7.8 MB

A1.23: Proportion of adults who thought issues were common in their area, 2008/09 – 2017/18

Percentage of adults saying issue is very or fairly common in their area 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 Percentage point change
since 2008/09* since 2016/17
Drug dealing and drug abuse 45% 48% 48% 44% 42% 36% 37% ↓ by 8 No change
People behaving in an anti-social manner in public 46% 47% 45% 41% 35% 29% 29% ↓ by 17 No change
Deliberate damage to cars or other vehicles N/A N/A N/A 25% 20% 17% 19% ↓ by 6 No change
People having things stolen from their car or other vehicles 20% 21% 20% 16% 15% 10% 15% ↓ by 5 ↑ by 4
People buying or selling smuggled or fake goods N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 13% 14% N/A No change
Violence between groups of individuals or gangs 26% 26% 24% 20% 14% 10% 12% ↓ by 14 No change
People carrying knives N/A 22% 22% 16% 14% 10% 12% ↓ by 10 No change
People being physically assaulted or attacked in the street or other public places 19% 21% 21% 18% 15% 10% 10% ↓ by 9 No change
People having their car or other vehicles stolen 15% 13% 14% 8% 10% 8% 10% ↓ by 5 No change
Deliberate damage to people’s homes by vandals N/A N/A N/A 14% 11% 9% 10% ↓ by 4 No change
People being mugged or robbed 10% 13% 13% 11% 8% 6% 6% ↓ by 4 No change
People being physically attacked because of their skin colour, ethnic origin or religion 7% 8% 9% 7% 6% 5% 4% ↓ by 3 No change
People being sexually assaulted 3% 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 4% No change No change
Number of respondents 4,030 4,000 3,220 3,110 2,850 1,390 1,380

*or first time question was included.  


Contact

Email: scjs@gov.scot