Table 3 
Police-reported hate crimes, by most serious violation, Canada, 2018 and 2019 

Police-reported hate crimes, by most serious violation, Canada, 2018 and 2019
2018 – Race or ethnicity2019 – Race or ethnicity2018 – Religion2019 – Religion2018 – Sexual orientation2019 – Sexual orientation2018 – Other motivation12019 – Other motivation12018 – Total2019 – Total
  numbernumbernumbernumbernumbernumbernumbernumbernumbernumber
Total 793 876 657 608 186 263 159 152 1,817 1,946
Non-violent violations 370 417 494 442 71 123 68 69 1,019 1,085
Mischief in relation to property used primarily for worship or by an identifiable group2 5 14 100 82 1 3 0 4 106 107
General mischief3 280 310 318 287 53 104 54 47 715 763
Advocating genocide2 4 5 2 5 0 0 2 1 8 12
Public incitement of hatred2 26 31 36 39 5 2 5 7 77 89
Other non-violent violations4 55 57 38 29 12 14 7 10 113 114
Violent violations 423 459 163 166 115 140 91 83 798 861
Total assault 215 254 42 55 57 63 37 26 351 401
Common assault (Level 1)5 145 184 30 44 40 47 22 17 237 295
Assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm (Level 2) and aggravated assault (Level 3)5 70 70 12 11 17 16 15 9 114 106
Uttering threats  130 125 68 74 32 49 24 33 260 290
Criminal harassment 34 35 19 14 8 11 12 8 73 68
Other violent violations6 44 45 34 23 18 17 18 16 114 102
Note(s):
Information in this table reflects data reported by police services covering 99.7% of the population of Canada. Total includes incidents where hate motivation was unknown.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
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