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Police-reported hate crime, 2016

Released: 2018-04-25

Following the release of the latest police-reported hate crime data on November 28, 2017, Statistics Canada is releasing today the accompanying complete Juristat article "Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2016."

The article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada, including motivations for hate crime (for example, race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons and accused/victim characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, which gathers data from police records.


The Juristat article "Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2016" (Catalogue number85-002-X) is now available.

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