Racist incidents recorded by the police in England and Wales from April 2015 to March 2019, by region
Racist incidents recorded by the police in England and Wales 2015/16-2018/19
This chart illustrates racist incidents recorded by the police in England and Wales from April 2015 to March 2019, sorted by region. While the fewest racist incidents were reported in the North East and Wales, the most occurred in London with more than 16 thousand cases recorded in 2018/19. North West experienced the second highest number of racist incidents.
Racist incidents recorded by the police in England and Wales from April 2015 to March 2019, by region
2015/162016/172017/182018/19
London 12,78416,01615,53716,037
North West 9,3778,40911,18212,310
South East 7,0127,0788,83310,609
Yorkshire and the Humber 6,4376,2757,3509,329
West Midlands 6,0576,2906,7167,257
East of England 4,1924,8455,4706,202
South West 3,6073,8354,4754,568
East Midlands 3,9303,0123,7254,136
North East 2,1882,5812,9803,068
Wales 2,6132,0802,2982,676
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 1st, 2015 to March 31st, 2019

Supplementary notes

*A ‘racist incident’ is defined as any incident, including any crime, which is perceived to be racist by the victim or any other person. The coverage is wider than for the race hate crime collection as non-notifiable offences, as well as notifiable offences, are included.

Racist incidents recorded by the police in England and Wales 2015/16-2018/19
This chart illustrates racist incidents recorded by the police in England and Wales from April 2015 to March 2019, sorted by region. While the fewest racist incidents were reported in the North East and Wales, the most occurred in London with more than 16 thousand cases recorded in 2018/19. North West experienced the second highest number of racist incidents.
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