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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 A1.14: Proportion of adults who felt safe alone in home at night

Table A1.14: Proportion of adults who felt safe alone in home at night

Proportion of adults who felt 'very' or 'fairly' safe 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 93% 94% 94% 95% 94% 97% 96% 96% 96% ↑ by 2 No change
Male 96% 97% 98% 97% 97% 98% 98% 98% 98% ↑ by 2 No change
Female 90% 92% 91% 92% 91% 95% 93% 93% 93% ↑ by 3 No change
16-24 91% 93% 91% 92% 91% 95% 94% 95% 94% No change No change
25-44 93% 94% 94% 95% 94% 96% 95% 95% 95% No change No change
45-59 94% 95% 95% 95% 94% 97% 96% 96% 96% ↑ by 2 No change
60+ 93% 95% 95% 95% 95% 97% 97% 96% 97% ↑ by 3 No change
15% most deprived areas 88% 89% 90% 91% 90% 93% 92% 91% 92% ↑ by 3 No change
Rest of Scotland 94% 95% 95% 95% 95% 97% 96% 96% 96% ↑ by 2 No change
Urban 93% 94% 94% 94% 93% 96% 95% 95% 95% ↑ by 2 No change
Rural 96% 96% 96% 97% 96% 98% 98% 98% 98% ↑ by 2 No change
Victim 90% 90% 89% 90% 90% 91% 91% 92% 87% No change No change
Non-victim 94% 95% 95% 96% 94% 97% 96% 96% 97% ↑ by 3 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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