Table 1
Police-reported hate crime by type of motivation and crime category, Canada, 2006

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Type of motivation Violent crime Property crime Other crime Total
number percent number percent number percent number percent
Race/ethnicity
Black 90 37.8 122 51.3 26 10.9 238 100.0
South Asian 25 37.9 36 54.5 5 7.6 66 100.0
Arab/West Asian 30 49.2 24 39.3 7 11.5 61 100.0
East/Southeast Asian 12 48.0 9 36.0 4 16.0 25 100.0
Caucasian 11 45.8 11 45.8 2 8.3 24 100.0
Aboriginal 8 50.0 6 37.5 2 12.5 16 100.0
Multiple races/ethnicities 6 16.2 29 78.4 2 5.4 37 100.0
Other 10 34.5 14 48.3 5 17.2 29 100.0
Unknown 1 16.7 5 83.3 0 0.0 6 100.0
Total 193 38.4 256 51.0 53 10.6 502 100.0
Religion
Jewish 32 23.4 96 70.1 9 6.6 137 100.0
Muslim (Islam) 19 41.3 19 41.3 8 17.4 46 100.0
Catholic 1 7.7 7 53.8 5 38.5 13 100.0
Other 6 30.0 11 55.0 3 15.0 20 100.0
Unknown 0 0.0 4 100.0 0 0.0 4 100.0
Total 58 26.4 137 62.3 25 11.4 220 100.0
Sexual orientation
Homosexual (lesbian or gay) 44 56.4 28 35.9 6 7.7 78 100.0
Other 1 50.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 2 100.0
Total 45 56.3 29 36.3 6 7.5 80 100.0
Language
French 1 25.0 2 50.0 1 25.0 4 100.0
English 1 33.3 2 66.7 0 0.0 3 100.0
Unknown 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 1 100.0
Total 2 25.0 5 62.5 1 12.5 8 100.0
Mental or physical disability
Mental 2 50.0 1 25.0 1 25.0 4 100.0
Unknown 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Total 2 40.0 1 20.0 2 40.0 5 100.0
Gender 0 0.0 2 40.0 3 60.0 5 100.0
Other similar factor1 1 25.0 3 75.0 0 0.0 4 100.0
Unknown 26 38.2 27 39.7 15 22.1 68 100.0
Total 327 36.7 460 51.6 105 11.8 892 100.0
0 true zero or a value rounded to zero
1. 'Other' includes motivations not otherwise stated above, such as profession or political beliefs.
Note: Includes data from municipal and provincial police services as well as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in British Columbia, covering 87% of the Canadian population.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR2.2) Survey and Supplemental Hate Crime Survey.