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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
A1.24: Proportion of adults who were worried about experiencing different types of crime, 2008/09 – 2017/18

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A1.24: Proportion of adults who were worried about experiencing different types of crime, 2008/09 – 2017/18

Percentage of adults very or fairly worried about crime happening 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 Percentage point change
since 2008/09 since 2016/17
Your car or other vehicle will be damaged by vandals 41% 42% 41% 37% 36% 31% 31% ↓ by 10 No change
Things will be stolen from your car or other vehicle 32% 31% 30% 27% 27% 23% 23% ↓ by 9 No change
Your car or other vehicle will be stolen 28% 27% 26% 23% 23% 21% 21% ↓ by 7 No change
Number of respondents[142] 11,190 11,790 9,450 8,710 8,420 4,120 4,130    
Someone will use your credit or bank details to obtain money, goods or services 56% 57% 58% 52% 54% 52% 51% ↓ by 5 No change
You will have your identity stolen 51% 50% 48% 43% 45% 43% 43% ↓ by 8 No change
Your home will be broken into 35% 34% 35% 32% 35% 28% 27% ↓ by 8 No change
You will be involved or caught up in violence between groups of individuals or gangs 29% 28% 25% 19% 17% 14% 13% ↓ by 16 No change
You will be mugged or robbed 31% 32% 31% 25% 24% 20% 18% ↓ by 13 No change
You will be physically assaulted or attacked in the street or other public place 31% 30% 28% 24% 23% 19% 18% ↓ by 13 No change
Your home will be damaged by vandals 26% 25% 24% 21% 21% 17% 16% ↓ by 9 No change
You will be sexually assaulted 15% 15% 15% 13% 13% 11% 11% ↓ by 4 No change
Number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480

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