Hate crimes in Canada in 2016, by most serious violation

Number of hate crimes recorded by the police in Canada in 2016, by most serious violation

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Hate crimes in Canada in 2016, by most serious violation This statistic represents the total number of hate crimes recorded in Canada in 2016, distinguished by most serious violation. In 2016, at 535 incidents, mischief was the most common hate crime violation.
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Number of hate crimes recorded by the police in Canada in 2016, by most serious violation

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Type of violationNumber of crimes
Mischief 535
Assault, level 1 195
Uttering threats 174
Criminal harassment 82
Assault, level 2, weapon or bodily harm 70
Public incitement of hatred 69
Mischief to religious property motivated by hate 63
Other Criminal Code 52
Threatening or harassing phone calls 45
Other non-violent violations 35
Other violent violations 25
Total robbery 8
Assault, level 3, aggravated 3
Other violations2
Homicide and other related violations 1
Type of violationNumber of crimes
Mischief 535
Assault, level 1 195
Uttering threats 174
Criminal harassment 82
Assault, level 2, weapon or bodily harm 70
Public incitement of hatred 69
Mischief to religious property motivated by hate 63
Other Criminal Code 52
Threatening or harassing phone calls 45
Other non-violent violations 35
Other violent violations 25
Total robbery 8
Assault, level 3, aggravated 3
Other violations2
Homicide and other related violations 1
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic represents the total number of hate crimes recorded in Canada in 2016, distinguished by most serious violation. In 2016, at 535 incidents, mischief was the most common hate crime violation.
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