Frequency of encountering hateful content online in France 2015, by content type

This statistic illustrates the results of a survey about hateful statements on the internet, which was conducted in France in February 2015. It reveals that a majority of respondents already came across racist statements on the internet, although not necessarily often.

On the internet, have you ever come across the following ?

OftenSometimesSeldomNeverNot applicable
Racist statements8%23%20%48%1%
Islamophobic statements8%24%17%50%1%
Homophobic statements5%17%23%54%1%
Xenophobic statements5%19%21%54%1%
Anti-Semitic statements5%16%22%56%1%
Conspiracy theories4%11%23%61%1%
Genocide deniers3%15%20%61%1%
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Release date

February 2015



Survey time period

February 18 to 19, 2015

Number of respondents

1,006 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

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