Certain sectors of society can be affected by crime in different ways and annual statistics can reveal important trends about who carries out and who is affected by crime.
What has happened to the levels of crime in Scotland in recent years?
Crime levels have risen
Crime levels have fallen
Crime levels have stayed the same
Statistically, the likelihood of being a victim of crime depends on the age category a person is in. Which one of the following statements is correct?
The risk of being a victim increases and then decreases with age
The risk of being a victim decreases and then increases with age
The risk of being a victim does not change throughout life
Between 2002 and 2012, what happened to the female prison population in Scotland?
The female prison population fell then rose
The female prison population rose
The female prison population fell
In Scotland, what percentage of crime is committed by men?
53% of crime
83% of crime
73% of crime
What is the name of Scotland’s only women’s prison?
HMP Cornton Vale