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Summary of Hate Crime Statistics, 2012

In 2012, 1,730 law enforcement agencies reported 5,796 hate crime incidents involving 6,718 offenses.

Bias motivation Number of
incidents
Number of
offenses
Number of
victims
Number of
known offenders
Total5,7966,7187,1645,331
 Single-Bias Incidents5,7906,7057,1515,322
Race:2,7973,2973,4672,822
 Anti-White657739763756
 Anti-Black1,8052,1802,2951,771
 Anti-American Indian/Alaskan Native10110911592
 Anti-Asian/Pacific Islander121134143119
 Anti-Multiple Races, Group11313515184
Religion:1,0991,1661,340484
 Anti-Jewish674696836232
 Anti-Catholic70798627
 Anti-Protestant33343524
 Anti-Islamic130149155110
 Anti-Other Religion9210711536
 Anti-Multiple Religions, Group888910144
 Anti-Atheism/Agnosticism/etc.12121211
Sexual Orientation:1,1351,3181,3761,281
 Anti-Male Homosexual605720741754
 Anti-Female Homosexual146162175116
 Anti-Homosexual321369393358
 Anti-Heterosexual24262620
 Anti-Bisexual39414133
Ethnicity/National Origin:667822866639
 Anti-Hispanic384488514393
 Anti-Other Ethnicity/National Origin283334352246
Disability:9210210296
 Anti-Physical18202016
 Anti-Mental74828280
Multiple-Bias Incidents1613139
1. A multiple-bias incident is a hate crime in which two or more offense types were committed as a result of two or more bias motivations.
Source: Crime in the United States, 2012, FBI, Uniform Crime Reports.

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