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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 A1.16: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to prevent crime

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Table A1.16: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to prevent crime

Proportion of adults who felt 'very' or 'fairly' confident in the ability of the police to prevent 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 46% 48% 50% 56% 57% 56% 53% 50% 47% No change ↓ by 3
Male 45% 47% 49% 56% 57% 56% 52% 50% 47% No change No change
Female 47% 49% 51% 56% 57% 56% 54% 51% 48% No change ↓ by 4
16-24 50% 52% 56% 62% 64% 66% 62% 60% 59% ↑ by 9 No change
25-44 46% 48% 51% 58% 57% 59% 57% 56% 50% ↑ by 4 ↓ by 6
45-59 42% 45% 47% 53% 54% 50% 49% 45% 43% No change No change
60+ 47% 48% 49% 54% 56% 52% 49% 45% 43% ↓ by 4 No change
15% most deprived areas 42% 40% 45% 52% 56% 50% 49% 46% 50% ↑ by 7 No change
Rest of Scotland 47% 49% 51% 57% 57% 57% 54% 51% 47% No change ↓ by 4
Urban 45% 47% 50% 55% 57% 56% 53% 50% 48% ↑ by 2 No change
Rural 48% 52% 50% 59% 57% 54% 53% 52% 45% No change ↓ by 7
Victim 37% 41% 44% 50% 46% 45% 47% 40% 43% ↑ by 6 No change
Non-victim 48% 50% 51% 57% 59% 57% 54% 52% 48% No change ↓ by 4
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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