Table 4
Police-reported hate crimes, by crime category and type of motivation, Canada, 2010

Table 4
Police-reported hate crimes, by crime category and type of motivation, Canada, 2010
Type of motivation Violent Non-violent UnknownNote 1 Total
number percent number percent number number percent
Race or ethnicity  
Black 75 34.4 143 65.6 53 271 100
Arab or West Asian 30 48.4 32 51.6 13 75 100
South Asian 26 47.3 29 52.7 12 67 100
East and Southeast Asian 13 35.1 24 64.9 4 41 100
Caucasian 10 38.5 16 61.5 10 36 100
Aboriginal 10 62.5 6 37.5 1 17 100
Multiple races or ethnicitiesNote 2 5 6.9 67 93.1 35 107 100
Other 21 31.8 45 68.2 9 75 100
Unknown 3 18.8 13 81.3 2 18 100
Total 193 34.0 375 66.0 139 707 100
Religion  
Jewish 34 21.8 122 78.2 48 204 100
Muslim (Islam) 7 20.0 28 80.0 17 52 100
Catholic 1 2.2 44 97.8 5 50 100
Other 11 22.9 37 77.1 14 62 100
Unknown 0 0.0 27 100.0 0 27 100
Total 53 17.0 258 83.0 84 395 100
Sexual orientation  
Homosexual (lesbian or gay) 100 63.7 57 36.3 39 196 100
Other 12 75.0 4 25.0 1 17 100
Unknown 4 80.0 1 20.0 0 5 100
Total 116 65.2 62 34.8 40 218 100
Other motivations  
Mental or physical disability 5 71.4 2 28.6 1 8 100
Sex 3 50.0 3 50.0 1 7 100
Language 3 60.0 2 40.0 0 5 100
Other similar factorNote 3 6 21.4 22 78.6 3 31 100
Total 17 37.0 29 63.0 5 51 100
Unknown 2 6.7 28 93.3 0 30 100
Total 381 33.6 752 66.4 268 1,401 100
1. Incidents classified as unknown crime category were largely reported by police services that responded to the supplemental UCR2 survey. See Data Source section for further information.
2. Includes hate crimes that target more than one race or ethnic group.
3. Examples of "other similar factors" may include age, occupation, or political beliefs.
Note: Information reflects data reported by police services covering 99% of the population of Canada. Percentages have been calculated excluding unknown crime category.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.