Table 1 
Police-reported hate crimes, by detailed motivation, Canada, 2017 to 2019 

Police-reported hate crimes, by detailed motivation, Canada, 2017 to 2019
Number – 2017% – 2017Number – 2018% – 2018Number – 2019% – 2019
Total 2,073 100 1,817 100 1,946 100
Race or ethnicity 878 43 793 44 876 46
Black 321 16 295 16 335 18
East or Southeast Asian 61 3 60 3 68 4
South Asian 67 3 84 5 80 4
Arab or West Asian 142 7 93 5 128 7
Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) 31 2 39 2 30 2
White 46 2 42 2 49 3
Other race or ethnicity1 169 8 163 9 150 8
Race or ethnicity not specified 41 2 17 1 36 2
Religion 842 41 657 37 608 32
Jewish 360 18 372 21 296 16
Muslim 349 17 166 9 181 10
Catholic 39 2 44 2 52 3
Other religion2 57 3 52 3 60 3
Religion not specified 37 2 23 1 19 1
Sexual orientation 204 10 186 10 263 14
Other motivation3 117 6 159 9 152 8
Motivation unknown 32 ... 22 ... 47 ...
...
not applicable
Note(s):
Information in this table reflects data reported by police services covering 99.7% of the population of Canada. Percentages have been calculated excluding hate crimes where the motivation was unknown. Percentages may not add up to 100% as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
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