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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 A1.26: Proportion of adults who thought they were likely to experience different types of crime in the next year

Table A1.26: Proportion of adults who thought they were likely to experience different types of crime in the next year

Percentage of adults who thought they were likely to experience each 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
Your car or other vehicle will be damaged by vandals 16% 17% 15% 13% 13% 13% 13% 15% 12% ↓ by 4 ↓ by 2
Things will be stolen from your car or other vehicle 8% 8% 6% 6% 7% 7% 7% 7% 6% No change No change
Your car or other vehicle will be stolen 6% 7% 5% 5% 5% 6% 6% 6% 5% No change No change
Number of respondents1 11,190 11,790 9,450 8,710 8,420 4,120 4,130 4,170 4,190
Someone will use your credit or bank details to obtain money, goods or services 14% 17% 15% 14% 17% 28% 26% 26% 23% ↑ by 10 ↓ by 3
You will have your identity stolen 12% 12% 10% 9% 11% 16% 16% 15% 13% No change ↓ by 2
Your home will be broken into 9% 8% 6% 7% 8% 10% 9% 9% 7% ↓ by 2 ↓ by 2
You will be physically assaulted or attacked in the street or other public place 7% 7% 6% 5% 5% 6% 6% 5% 5% ↓ by 2 No change
Your home will be damaged by vandals 6% 6% 5% 4% 4% 5% 4% 4% 4% ↓ by 2 No change
You will be mugged or robbed 6% 6% 5% 4% 4% 5% 5% 4% 3% ↓ by 2 ↓ by 1
You will be involved or caught up in violence between groups of individuals or gangs 7% 6% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 3% ↓ by 3 No change
You will be sexually assaulted 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% ↑ by 1 No change
None of the above 48% 49% 52% 57% 55% 50% 52% 50% 57% ↑ by 9 ↑ by 7
Number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570 5,480 5,540 5,570

1 These questions have been filtered to display answers for respondents with at least one vehicle in the household.


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