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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2019/20: main findings

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

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2019/20: main findings
Table A1.7: Prevalence of violent crime, by demographic and area characteristics

Table A1.7: Prevalence of violent crime, by demographic and area characteristics

Proportion of adults experiencing violent crime 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 Percentage point change
since 2008/09 since 2018/19
All 4.1% 3.6% 3.0% 3.1% 2.6% 2.9% 2.3% 2.2% 2.5% ↓ by 1.6 No change
Male 5.7% 5.0% 4.2% 4.2% 3.5% 3.4% 2.5% 2.4% 3.1% ↓ by 2.6 No change
Female 2.7% 2.3% 1.9% 2.2% 1.8% 2.3% 2.1% 2.0% 2.0% No change No change
16-24 12.0% 10.1% 7.4% 8.2% 6.0% 5.3% 5.8% 6.1% 5.4% ↓ by 6.6 No change
25-44 4.4% 4.8% 4.0% 4.3% 3.5% 4.4% 3.1% 2.5% 3.4% No change No change
45-59 3.0% 1.6% 1.9% 1.9% 2.2% 2.5% 1.9% 1.7% 2.3% No change No change
60+ 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.6% 0.6% No change No change
15% most deprived areas 5.9% 6.2% 3.3% 5.0% 4.5% 4.8% 3.8% 3.2% 5.3% No change No change
Rest of Scotland 3.8% 3.1% 2.9% 2.8% 2.3% 2.5% 2.1% 2.0% 2.1% ↓ by 1.7 No change
Urban 4.6% 3.9% 3.3% 3.5% 2.8% 3.2% 2.5% 2.2% 2.8% ↓ by 1.8 No change
Rural 2.2% 2.3% 1.9% 1.7% 1.8% 1.4% 1.5% 1.9% 1.4% No change No change
Overall number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480 5,540 5,570

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