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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2019/20: main findings

Published: 16 Mar 2021

Main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2019/2020, including self-completion findings covering the period 2018/19 to 2019/20.

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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2019/20: main findings
Table A1.1: Estimates of the extent of crime in Scotland, 2019/20

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Table A1.1: Estimates of the extent of crime in Scotland, 2019/20

Estimated number of crimes Best estimate Lower estimate Upper estimate
All SCJS Crime 563,000 501,000 625,000
Property Crime 369,000 329,000 408,000
Vandalism 139,000 117,000 162,000
Motor vehicle vandalism 85,000 68,000 102,000
Property vandalism 54,000 40,000 69,000
All motor vehicle related theft 30,000 21,000 39,000
Theft of motor vehicle 5,000# 1,000# 9,000#
Theft from motor vehicle 22,000 14,000 29,000
Attempted theft of/from motor vehicle 3,000# -1 6,000#
Housebreaking 21,000 15,000 28,000
Other household theft inc. bicycle theft 98,000 80,000 115,000
Other household theft 78,000 62,000 94,000
Bicycle theft 19,000 12,000 26,000
Personal theft (exc. Robbery) 80,000 58,000 102,000
Other theft 55,000 36,000 74,000
Theft from the person 25,000# 15,000# 35,000#
Violent Crime 194,000 147,000 242,000
Assault 185,000 138,000 232,000
Serious assault 12,000# 3,000# 20,000#
Robbery 9,000# 3,000# 15,000#
Comparable Crime 379,000 327,000 432,000
Vandalism 139,000 117,000 162,000
Acquisitive crime 46,000 35,000 57,000
Violent crime 194,000 147,000 242,000
Number of respondents: 5,570

# Use with caution - the count estimate has a relative standard error (RSE) greater than 20%.

1 Figures in this table are rounded to the nearest 1,000. '-' here denotes a figure lower than 500.


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