Police-reported hate crimes, by detailed motivation, Canada, 2018 to 2020
|Number – 2018||% – 2018||Number – 2019||% – 2019||Number – 2020||% – 2020|
|Race or ethnicity||793||44||884||46||1,594||62|
|East or Southeast Asian||60||3||67||4||269||11|
|Arab or West Asian||93||5||125||7||123||5|
|Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit)||39||2||29||2||73||3|
|Other race or ethnicity1||163||9||150||8||193||8|
|Race or ethnicity not specified||17||1||39||2||73||3|
|Religion not specified||23||1||17||1||29||1|
Hate crime counts from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey include both confirmed and suspected hate crime incidents. 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 in which the motivation was unknown. Percentages may not add up to 100% because of rounding.
Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
Table note 1
Includes motivations based on race or ethnicity not otherwise stated (e.g., Latin American, South American) and hate crimes that target more than one race or ethnic group.
Table note 2
Includes motivations based on religion not otherwise stated (e.g., Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist).
Table note 3
Includes mental or physical disability, language, sex or gender, age and other similar factors (e.g., occupation or political beliefs).
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