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Publication - Statistics publication

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2016/17: main findings

Published: 27 Mar 2018
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788517171

This report details the main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey conducted 2016-2017.

129 page PDF

2.9 MB

129 page PDF

2.9 MB

Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2016/17: main findings
Table A1.19: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to catch criminals

129 page PDF

2.9 MB

Table A1.19: Proportion of adults who were very or fairly confident in the ability of the police in their local area to catch criminals

Percentage point change
Proportion of adults who felt very or fairly confident in the ability of the police to catch criminals 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 since 2008/09 since 2014/15
All 55% 57% 60% 61% 60% 63% ⇧ by 7 ⇧ by 3
Male 55% 56% 59% 60% 59% 62% ⇧ by 7 No change
Female 56% 58% 61% 62% 61% 64% ⇧ by 8 ⇧ by 3
16-24 56% 60% 66% 65% 64% 72% ⇧ by 16 ⇧ by 8
25-44 58% 59% 62% 62% 61% 67% ⇧ by 9 ⇧ by 5
45-59 52% 55% 56% 58% 58% 59% ⇧ by 6 No change
60+ 55% 55% 59% 61% 58% 58% No change No change
15% most deprived areas 50% 53% 57% 57% 57% 62% ⇧ by 12 No change
Rest of Scotland 56% 58% 61% 62% 60% 63% ⇧ by 7 ⇧ by 2
Urban 54% 56% 60% 61% 60% 63% ⇧ by 9 ⇧ by 3
Rural 59% 61% 60% 63% 60% 62% No change No change
Victim 47% 50% 50% 53% 50% 57% ⇧ by 9 ⇧ by 7
Non-victim 57% 59% 62% 63% 62% 64% ⇧ by 6 No change
Overall number of respondents 16,000 16,040 13,010 12,050 11,470 5,570

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