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Stop Hate UK (2016) Stop Hate UK Statistical Report 2015-2016

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Type of publication

Survey - quantitative research

Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation


Stop Hate UK

Main Thematic Focus

Hate crime

Target Population

Migrants Ethnic minorities People with migrant background People of African descent & Black Europeans Muslims

Key findings

Race, ethnicity and nationality formed the second most commonly reported type of hate crime with incidents mostly comprising of both verbal abuse and threatening behaviour. Incidents involving faith, religion and belief saw a 2% increase. Within that group the most likely reporters were Muslim.

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

This report draws on both data of the number of reports received by the organisation and the information provided by victims regarding their incidents in order to identify the motivations behind the crimes.

Sample details and representativeness


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