Table 1
Police-reported hate crimes, by detailed motivation, Canada, 2016 to 2020


Table 1
Police-reported hate crimes, by detailed motivation, Canada, 2016 to 2020
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported hate crimes. The information is grouped by Detailed motivation (appearing as row headers), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Detailed motivation 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
number percent number percent number percent number percent number percent
Race or ethnicity 666 48 878 43 793 44 884 46 1,594 62
Black 214 15 321 16 295 16 345 18 663 26
East or Southeast Asian 61 4 61 3 60 3 67 4 269 11
South Asian 72 5 67 3 84 5 81 4 119 5
Arab or West Asian 112 8 142 7 93 5 125 7 123 5
Indigenous 30 2 31 2 39 2 29 2 73 3
White 36 3 46 2 42 2 48 3 81 3
Other race or ethnicityTable 1 Note 1 125 9 169 8 163 9 150 8 193 8
Race/ethnicity not specified 16 1 41 2 17 1 39 2 73 3
Religion 460 33 842 41 657 37 613 32 515 20
Jewish 221 16 360 18 372 21 306 16 321 13
Muslim 139 10 349 17 166 9 182 10 82 3
Catholic 27 2 39 2 44 2 51 3 42 2
Other religionTable 1 Note 2 37 3 57 3 52 3 57 3 41 2
Religion not specified 36 3 37 2 23 1 17 1 29 1
Sexual orientation 176 13 204 10 186 10 265 14 259 10
Other motivationTable 1 Note 3 88 6 117 6 159 9 150 8 189 7
Motivation unknown 19 Note ...: not applicable 32 Note ...: not applicable 22 Note ...: not applicable 39 Note ...: not applicable 112 Note ...: not applicable
Total 1,409 100 2,073 100 1,817 100 1,951 100 2,669 100
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