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Table 1

Incidents, Offenses, Victims, and Known Offenders

by Bias Motivation, 2016

Bias motivation Incidents Offenses Victims1 Known
offenders
2
Total 6,121 7,321 7,615 5,770
Single-Bias Incidents 6,063 7,227 7,509 5,727
Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry: 3,489 4,229 4,426 3,383
Anti-White 720 876 909 831
Anti-Black or African American 1,739 2,122 2,220 1,588
Anti-American Indian or Alaska Native 154 161 169 118
Anti-Asian 113 131 137 123
Anti-Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 9 9 8
Anti-Multiple Races, Group 136 178 190 104
Anti-Arab 51 56 57 60
Anti-Hispanic or Latino 344 449 483 380
Anti-Other Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry 223 247 252 171
Religion: 1,273 1,538 1,584 859
Anti-Jewish 684 834 862 421
Anti-Catholic 62 63 65 45
Anti-Protestant 15 20 22 12
Anti-Islamic (Muslim) 307 381 388 243
Anti-Other Religion 74 90 91 53
Anti-Multiple Religions, Group 34 48 48 20
Anti-Mormon 7 8 8 3
Anti-Jehovah's Witness 2 3 3 1
Anti-Eastern Orthodox (Russian, Greek, Other) 28 28 30 23
Anti-Other Christian 36 37 39 13
Anti-Buddhist 1 1 1 0
Anti-Hindu 10 12 12 11
Anti-Sikh 7 7 8 10
Anti-Atheism/Agnosticism/etc. 6 6 7 4
Sexual Orientation: 1,076 1,218 1,255 1,225
Anti-Gay (Male) 675 765 787 806
Anti-Lesbian 124 141 147 127
Anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (Mixed Group) 234 262 271 254
Anti-Heterosexual 20 23 23 13
Anti-Bisexual 23 27 27 25
Disability: 70 76 77 67
Anti-Physical 26 29 30 29
Anti-Mental 44 47 47 38
Gender: 31 36 36 28
Anti-Male 7 10 10 7
Anti-Female 24 26 26 21
Gender Identity: 124 130 131 165
Anti-Transgender 105 111 111 149
Anti-Gender Non-Conforming 19 19 20 16
Multiple-Bias Incidents3 58 94 106 43
  • 1 The term victim may refer to an individual, business/financial institution, government entity, religious organization, or society/public as a whole.
  • 2 The term known offender does not imply that the identity of the suspect is known, but only that an attribute of the suspect has been identified, which distinguishes him/her from an unknown offender.
  • 3 A multiple-bias incident is an incident in which one or more offense types are motivated by two or more biases.

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