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Ministry of the Interior (2018), Bilan 2017 des actes racistes, antisémites, antimusulmans et antichrétiens (Review of racist, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and anti-Christian acts in 2017)

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Type of publication


Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Public authority


France, Ministry of the Interior

Main Thematic Focus

Racism & xenophobia

Target Population

Muslims Religious minorities

Key findings

A decrease in racist acts (from 608 in 2016 to 518 in 2017, a drop of 14.8%) and anti-Muslim acts (from 185 to 121, a drop of 34.5%)

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

Survey - quantitative research

Sample details and representativeness

Governmental statistics of crimes

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