Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2015

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Description:

This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g. race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons and accused/victim characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records.

Issue Number: 2017001
Author(s): Leber, Ben

Main Product: Juristat

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HTMLJune 13, 2017
  • Correction: June 14, 2017

    Corrections were made in the article "Police-reported hate crimes, 2015" to the rate of police-reported hate crimes for the CMAs of Brantford, Hamilton, Toronto and Windsor. In the section entitled “Majority of hate crimes reported in major cities”, this affected Chart 6 and the sentence “While Hamilton noted a 33% decrease in incidents in 2015, it still ranked second in Canada among CMAs with a hate crime rate of 9.9 per 100,000 population.” As well, Table 4 was affected.

PDFJune 13, 2017
  • Correction: June 14, 2017

    Corrections were made in the article "Police-reported hate crimes, 2015" to the rate of police-reported hate crimes for the CMAs of Brantford, Hamilton, Toronto and Windsor. In the section entitled “Majority of hate crimes reported in major cities”, this affected Chart 6 and the sentence “While Hamilton noted a 33% decrease in incidents in 2015, it still ranked second in Canada among CMAs with a hate crime rate of 9.9 per 100,000 population.” As well, Table 4 was affected.