Documentation centre for Moslems in Austria (Dokustelle für Muslime in Österreich) (2017) , Anti-Muslim Racism Report (Antimuslimischer Rassismusreport 2015), Vienna
Documentation centre for Moslems in Austria (Dokustelle für Muslime in Österreich) (2017) , Anti-Muslim Racism Report (Antimuslimischer Rassismusreport 2015), ViennaView full Research
Type of publication
Area/location of interest
Not applicable - national level
Type of Institution
Documentation centre for Moslems in Austria | Dokustelle für Muslime in Österreich
Main Thematic Focus
Hate crime Hate speech
In 2016, 253 Islam-hatred and anti-Muslim incidents have been reported and documented. In 2015, 156 incidents were documented. This is an increase of 62%. The majority of the attacks and insults happened in the public sphere or the semi-public sphere (62%) and 18% happened in the internet. 31% of all reported incidents were verbal attacks against persons, 30% hate speech and 12% were attacks against Islam institutions.
Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)
quantitative (statistics on incidents as reported by victims or witnesses)
qualitative (description of cases, expert assessments); the authors do not claim to be complete
Sample details and representativeness
N/A - not applicable - not applicable
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