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Summary of Hate Crime Statistics, 2006

The following table shows hate crime statistics in the United States, including the number of incidents, offenses, victims, and known offenders, according to race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and ethnic origin during 2006.

Number of
incidents
Number of
offenses
Number of
victims
Number of
known offenders
Race 4,000 4,737 5,020 3,957
Anti-white 890 1,008 1,054 1,074
Anti-black 2,640 3,136 3,332 2,437
Anti-American Indian/Alaska Native 60 72 75 72
Anti-Asian/Pacific Islander 181 230 239 181
Anti-multi-racial group 229 291 320 193
Religion 1,462 1,597 1,750 705
Anti-Jewish 967 1,027 1,144 362
Anti-Catholic 76 81 86 44
Anti-Protestant 56 62 65 35
Anti-Islamic 156 191 208 147
Anti-other religious group 124 140 147 63
Anti-multi-religious group 73 88 92 49
Anti-atheism/agnosticism/etc. 7 8 8 5
Sexual orientation 1,195 1,415 1,472 1,380
Anti-male homosexual 747 881 913 914
Anti-female homosexual 163 192 202 154
Anti-homosexual 238 293 307 268
Anti-heterosexual 26 28 29 26
Anti-bisexual 21 21 21 18
Ethnicity/national origin 984 1,233 1,305 1,209
Anti-Hispanic 576 770 819 802
Anti-other ethnicity/national origin 408 463 486 407
Disability 79 94 95 73
Anti-physical 17 20 21 17
Anti-mental 62 74 74 56
Multiple-bias incidents1 2 4 10 6
Total 7,722 9,080 9,652 7,330
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, 2007, FBI, Uniform Crime Reports.

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