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United Kingdom - Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014-2015 - Scottish Government

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General Info
Geography 
Scotland
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
04/2014 - 05/2015
Series or system 
United Kingdom - Scottish Crime and Justice Survey
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

Conducted by the Scottish Government, the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey (SCJS) is a survey of adults over the age of 16 on their experiences and attitudes regarding crime, the police, and the justice system.

The SCJS for 2014-2015 is comprised of 11,472 household interviews of Scottish residents.

The SCJS includes data on the types of crimes committed in Scotland, the incidence of crimes, the characteristics of persons effected or are the victims of crime, and the public perception of crime. Additionally the SCJS includes information on crime that has not been reported to or captured in police crime statistics.

The core sample of the 2014-2015 survey participants was 11,493. The response rate was 63.8%. The survey was conducted with both interviews and self-completion questionnaires.

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Contributors 
Publisher 
Publication year 
2016
Suggested citation 
Scottish Government. United Kingdom - Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014-2015 - Scottish Government. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government, 2016.
Other ID type 
ISBN
Other ID 
9781786521026