Table 4 
Police-reported hate-motivated crime, by detailed motivation, Canada, 2020 to 2021 

Police-reported hate-motivated crime, by detailed motivation, Canada, 2020 to 2021
  2020 2019 to 2020 2021 2020 to 2021
  number % change number % change
Race or ethnicity 1,619 83 1,723 6
Black 676 96 642 -5
East or Southeast Asian 263 293 305 16
South Asian 135 67 164 21
Arab or West Asian 126 1 184 46
Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) 78 169 77 -1
White 85 77 53 -38
Other race or ethnicity1 188 25 221 18
Race or ethnicity not specified 68 74 77 13
Religion 530 -14 884 67
Jewish 331 8 487 47
Muslim 84 -54 144 71
Catholic 43 -16 155 260
Other religion2 40 -30 64 60
Religion not specified 32 88 34 6
Sexual orientation 258 -3 423 64
Other motivation3 200 33 199 -1
Motivation unknown 39 0 131 236
Total 2,646 36 3,360 27
Note(s):
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.
Source(s):
Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
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