7,175 Hate Crimes Reported In 2017, Up 17% From 2016 And Up 23% Since 2015; However, More Agencies Are Now Reporting Hate Crimes In 2017

 In Anti-Semitism, LGBTQ, Muslims, Women   Last Updated: November 17, 2018

Law enforcement reported 7,175 hate crimes to UCR in 2017, up from 6,121 in 2016. Although the numbers increased last year, so did the number of law enforcement agencies reporting hate crime data—with approximately 1,000 additional agencies contributing information.”

2017 hate crimes are 17% than those reported in 2016 and 23% more than 2015.

The FBI maintains a national Hate Crimes Statistics databaseTotals for each year since 2014 are listed below.

  • 2017: 7,175
  • 2016: 6,121  
  • 2015: 5,850
  • 2014: 5,479

 

 

"Hate Crime Statistics." Uniform Crime Reporting Program. FBI.gov, Web. 17 November 2018.
"2017 Hate Crime Statistics Released." FBI.gov, 13 November 2018. Press Release. 17 November 2018.
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