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Confronting the New Faces of Hate - Appendix C

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Offenders' Reported Motivations in Percentages of Incidents (2007-1997)
2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997
Racial Bias 3,870
50.8%
4,000
51.8%
3,919
54.7%
4,402
57.5%
3,844
51.3%
3,642
48.8%
4,367
44.9%
4,337
53.8%
4,295
54.5%
4,321
55.7%
4,710
58.5%
Anti-Black 2,658
34.9%
2,640
34.2%
2,630
36.7%
2,731
35.7%
2,548
34.0%
2,486
33.3%
2,899
30%
3,884
35.8%
2,486
33.3%
2,901
37.4%
3,120
38.8%
Anti-White 749
9.8%
890
11.5%
828
11.6%
829
10.8%
830
11.1%
719
9.6%
891
9.1%
875
10.9%
781
9.9%
792
10.2%
993
12.3%
Anti-Asian /
Pacific Islander
188
2.5%
181
2.3%
199
2.8%
217
2.8%
231
3.1%
217
2.9%
280
2.9%
281
3.5%
298
3.8%
293
3.8%
347
4.3%
Religious Bias 1,400
18.4%
1,462
18.9%
1,227
17.1%
1,374
18.0%
1,343
17.9%
1,426
19.1%
1,828
18.8%
1,472
18.3%
1,411
17.9%
1,390
17.9%
1,385
17.2%
Anti-Semitic 969
12.7%
967
12.5%
848
11.8%
954
12.5%
927
12.4%
931
12.5%
1,043
10.7%
1,109
13.8%
1,109
14.1%
1,081
13.9%
1,087
13.5%
Anti-Semitic as Percentage
of Religious Bias
69% 66% 69% 69% 69% 65% 57% 75% 79% 78% 79%
Anti-Islamic 115
1.5%
156
2.0%
128
1.8%
156
2.0%
149
2.0%
155
2.1%
481
4.9%
28
0.35%
32
0.40%
21
0.27%
28
0.35%
Ethnicity /
National Origin
1,007
13.2%
984
12.7%
944
13.2%
972
12.7%
1026
13.7%
1,102
14.8%
2,098
21.6%
911
11.3%
829
10.5%
754
9.7%
836
10.4%
Anti-Hispanic 595
7.8%
576
7.5%
522
7.3%
475
6.2%
426
5.7%
480
6.4%
597
6.1%
557
6.9%
466
5.9%
482
6.2%
491
6.1%
Sexual Orientation 1,265
16.6%
1,195
15.5%
1,017
14.2%
1,197
15.6%
1,239
16.5%
1,244
16.7%
1,393
14.3%
1,299
16.1%
1,317
16.7%
1,206
16.2%
1,102
13.7%
Disability 79
1.0%
79
1.0%
53
0.74%
57
0.74%
33
0.44%
45
0.59%
35
0.36%
36
0.45%
19
0.24%
25
0.32%
12
0.15%

Updated October 2008

Compiled by the Anti-Defamation League's Washington Office from information collected by the FBI.

More information about ADL's resources on response to hate violence can be found at the Anti-Defamation League's website.

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