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Summary of Hate Crime Statistics, 2006 and 2012

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

Bias motivation Number of
incidents
2012
Number of
incidents
2006
Number of
offenses
2012
Number of
offenses
2006
Number of
victims
2012
Number of
victims
2006
Number of
known offenders
2012
Number of
known offenders
2006
Total5,796 7,722 6,718 9,080 7,164 9,652 5,331 7,330
Single-Bias Incidents5,790 n.a. 6,705 n.a. 7,151 n.a. 5,322 n.a.
Race:2,797 4,000 3,297 4,737 3,467 5,020 2,822 3,957
Anti-White657 890 739 1,008 763 1,054 756 1,074
Anti-Black1,805 2,640 2,180 3,136 2,295 3,332 1,771 2,437
Anti-American Indian/Alaskan Native101 60 109 72 115 75 92 72
Anti-Asian/Pacific Islander121 181 134 230 143 239 119 181
Anti-Multiple Races, Group113 229 135 291 151 320 84 193
Religion:1,099 1,462 1,166 1,597 1,340 1,750 484 705
Anti-Jewish674 967 696 1,027 836 1,144 232 362
Anti-Catholic70 76 79 81 86 86 27 44
Anti-Protestant33 56 34 62 35 65 24 35
Anti-Islamic130 156 149 191 155 208 110 147
Anti-Other Religion92 124 107 140 115 147 36 63
Anti-Multiple Religions, Group88 73 89 88 101 92 44 49
Anti-Atheism/Agnosticism/etc.12 7 12 8 12 8 11 5
Sexual Orientation:1,135 1,195 1,318 1,415 1,376 1,472 1,281 1,380
Anti-Male Homosexual605 747 720 881 741 913 754 914
Anti-Female Homosexual146 163 162 192 175 202 116 154
Anti-Homosexual321 238 369 293 393 307 358 268
Anti-Heterosexual24 26 26 28 26 29 20 26
Anti-Bisexual39 21 41 21 41 21 33 18
Ethnicity/National Origin:667 984 822 1,233 866 1,305 639 1,209
Anti-Hispanic384 576 488 770 514 819 393 802
Anti-Other Ethnicity/National Origin283 408 334 463 352 486 246 407
Disability:92 79 102 94 102 95 96 73
Anti-Physical18 17 20 20 20 21 16 17
Anti-Mental74 62 82 74 82 74 80 56
Multiple-Bias Incidents16 2 13 4 13 10 9 6
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, 2006 and 2012, FBI, Uniform Crime Reports.

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