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UK Data Service series record for:

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey

Series abstract

The Scottish Crime and Justice Survey (SCJS) began formally in 1993 and asks people about their experiences and perceptions of crime in Scotland. It is an important resource for both the government and public of Scotland. The main aims of the SCJS include the provision of reliable statistics on people's experience of crime in Scotland, including services provided to victims of crime and collect information about people's experiences of, and attitudes on a range of crime and justice related issues.

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FAQ

What is the SCJS?

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Are there any similar or related surveys for other parts of the UK?

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Using the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey for teaching

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Related studies:

  British Crime Survey, 1982 : Scottish Data (SN 4368)
  British Crime Survey, 1988 : Scottish Data (SN 4599)
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