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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 A1.9: Proportion of crime reported to the police

Table A1.9: Proportion of crime reported to the police

Proportion of each crime type reported to the police 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 SCJS Crime 38% 37% 39% 39% 38% 37% 35% 36% 40% No change No change
Property Crime 36% 36% 35% 35% 36% 34% 34% 34% 36% No change No change
Vandalism 40% 39% 40% 36% 37% 41% 36% 38% 45% No change No change
All motor vehicle related theft 45% 45% 33% 44% 44% 30% 44% 54% 41% No change No change
Housebreaking 64% 64% 62% 64% 62% -1 -1 -[1] -[1]
Other household theft inc. bicycle theft 22% 32% 26% 25% 28% 29% 28% 23% 29% No change No change
Personal theft (exc. Robbery) 31% 26% 30% 37% 37% 27% 28% 24% 15% ↓ by 16 No change
Violent Crime 43% 38% 51% 48% 44% 43% 39% 40% 48% No change No change
Comparable Crime 42% 40% 46% 44% 42% 42% 40% 41% 48% ↑ by 6 No change
Vandalism 40% 39% 40% 36% 37% 41% 36% 38% 45% No change No change
Acquisitive crime 49% 57% 51% 55% 50% 45% 58% 50% 62% No change No change
Violent crime 43% 38% 51% 48% 44% 43% 39% 40% 48% No change No change
Overall number of respondents 3,790 3,330 2,610 2,290 1,930 860 760 760 730

1 Results based on fewer than 50 cases (incidents of crime) are suppressed and denoted here by '-'.


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