Number of criminal acts by foreigners Germany 2005-2019

This statistic shows the number of politically motivated criminal acts committed by foreigners in Germany from 2005 to 2019. In 2019, 1,897 acts were recorded as connected to foreign ideology, while 425 had to do with religious ideology.

Number of politically motivated criminal acts by foreigners* in Germany from 2005 to 2019

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Release date

May 2020



Survey time period

2005 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Figures until 2016 refer to the area of “politically motivated foreigner crime”. The areas politically motivated foreign ideology and politically motivated religious ideology were newly established on January 1, 2017. Direct comparison between case figures for 2017 with those of previous years is possible only in a limited capacity. The since 2017 newly defined area of politically motivated crime with religious ideology mainly includes criminal offences which were recorded in the area of politically motivated foreigner crime under the heading “Islamism/ Fundamentalism” until 2016.

Figures until 2007 were retrieved from earlier issues of the report.

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