Police-reported hate crimes, by detailed motivation, Canada, 2017 to 2019
|Number – 2017||% – 2017||Number – 2018||% – 2018||Number – 2019||% – 2019|
|Race or ethnicity||878||43||793||44||876||46|
|East or Southeast Asian||61||3||60||3||68||4|
|Arab or West Asian||142||7||93||5||128||7|
|Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit)||31||2||39||2||30||2|
|Other race or ethnicity1||169||8||163||9||150||8|
|Race or ethnicity not specified||41||2||17||1||36||2|
|Religion not specified||37||2||23||1||19||1|
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.
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
Includes motivations based on race or ethnicity not otherwise stated (e.g., Latin American, South American), as well as hate crimes that target more than one race or ethnic group.
Includes motivations based on religion not otherwise stated (e.g., Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist).
Includes mental or physical disability, language, sex or gender, age, and other similar factors (e.g., occupation or political beliefs).