Hate Motivation Statistics

Latest Hate Motivation Statistics

Quarterly update, period ending 31 December 2016, (published 23 February 2017)

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Data in pivot table format    

Each monthly update provides statistics covering the latest 24 months.
The next quarterly update, period ending 31 March 2017 (finalised figures for 2016/17) will be published on 17 May 2017.

Police recorded crime statistics for 2001/02 to 2014/15 are now available based on the new District council (LGD 2014) and Ward 2014 structure. Please see the section on geographic availability for further information and links.

Financial year trends in hate motivation statistics dating back to 2004/05

Latest annual trends bulletin, period ending 2015/16 (published 24 November 2016)

Summary tables for each type of hate motivation are available below. 

Racist motivations

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Data in pivot table format    

Homophobic motivations

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Data in pivot table format    

Sectarian motivations

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Data in pivot table format    

Faith/Religion motivations

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Disability motivations

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Transphobic motivations

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Previous published trends bulletins are available in the Hate motivation statistics archive.

Hate motivation statistics publication schedule, definition and user guide

Hate motivation statistics, geographic availability

An issue was raised to us regarding presentation of figures based on Ward 2014 geographies and while this is being considered, the links below have been temporarily taken offline. 

User comments and feedback

Previous comments and feedback (PDF, 86.1 KB) from users are available, together with the response and any action required.

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Hate Motivation Statistics Archive

Geographic availability of Statistics

In addition to the policing district and policing area figures available in monthly updates, trends and pivot tables, figures are available for a range of additional geographic areas through the Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information System (NINIS) (updated annually) 

Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information System