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Table 1

Incidents, Offenses, Victims, and Known Offenders

by Bias Motivation, 2017

Bias motivation Incidents Offenses Victims1 Known
offenders
2
Total 7,175 8,437 8,828 6,370
Single-Bias Incidents 7,106 8,126 8,493 6,307
Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry: 4,131 4,832 5,060 3,747
Anti-White 741 844 864 758
Anti-Black or African American 2,013 2,358 2,458 1,742
Anti-American Indian or Alaska Native 251 281 321 228
Anti-Asian 131 152 165 108
Anti-Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 16 17 18 10
Anti-Multiple Races, Group 180 215 229 100
Anti-Arab 102 128 131 100
Anti-Hispanic or Latino 427 525 552 491
Anti-Other Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry 270 312 322 210
Religion: 1,564 1,679 1,749 1,009
Anti-Jewish 938 976 1,017 523
Anti-Catholic 73 75 76 59
Anti-Protestant 40 40 40 15
Anti-Islamic (Muslim) 273 314 325 231
Anti-Other Religion 76 82 86 56
Anti-Multiple Religions, Group 47 54 57 35
Anti-Mormon 15 15 15 8
Anti-Jehovah's Witness 7 13 13 6
Anti-Eastern Orthodox (Russian, Greek, Other) 23 23 27 14
Anti-Other Christian 27 31 32 18
Anti-Buddhist 8 9 12 10
Anti-Hindu 11 15 15 10
Anti-Sikh 20 24 26 18
Anti-Atheism/Agnosticism/etc. 6 8 8 6
Sexual Orientation: 1,130 1,303 1,338 1,250
Anti-Gay (Male) 679 758 774 778
Anti-Lesbian 126 159 164 129
Anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (Mixed Group) 268 321 333 282
Anti-Heterosexual 32 37 37 28
Anti-Bisexual 25 28 30 33
Disability: 116 128 160 124
Anti-Physical 32 35 37 31
Anti-Mental 84 93 123 93
Gender: 46 53 54 40
Anti-Male 22 25 26 21
Anti-Female 24 28 28 19
Gender Identity: 119 131 132 137
Anti-Transgender 106 118 119 127
Anti-Gender Non-Conforming 13 13 13 10
Multiple-Bias Incidents3 69 311 335 63
  • 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 the suspect's identity is known; rather, the term indicates some aspect of the suspect was identified, thus distinguishing the suspect 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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