Reported Racist Crime



All figures on this page relate to crimes reported to the Garda. Elsewhere on this website you will find figures for civil offences under the Equality and Equal Status Acts. Also details of racist incidents reported to the Press Ombudsman, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland etc.


National Total of Reported Racially Motivated Crime (including Anti-Semitism) for the Years 2003 to the end of Quarter 1, 2016

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2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 End of Q2
2016
64 68 95 172 211 166 127 123 135 97 95 97 105 98



Yearly National Reported Racially motivated offences where more than 5 occurrences are recorded from 2003 to the end of Q1 2016

Below, racist offences are broken down into 8 different categories of crime. Please note that a breakdown is only given where there were 5 or more offences of a particular type recorded; all offences where there are fewer than 5 reported occurrences per year are included in the category Other Offences.

Type of Crime 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Q1
2016
Assault Causing Harm, poisoning 6 7 8 20 17 12 13 7 19 7 9 8
Other Assault 14 13 9 39 50 45 30 37 43 23 16 27 34 12
Harassment & related offences 10 5 10 26 29 15 14 9 19 11 13 11
Robbery from the Person 5
Offensive Weapons offences (nec) 5
Criminal Damage (Not Arson) 22 20 30 39 42 29 22 22 18 16 9 9 16 7
Disorderly conduct 13 12 29 54 63 44 36 29 38 30 46 30 30 15
Other incident types 9 6 14 5 8 7 11 14 8 9 6 9 6 7

Totals

64

68

95

172

211

166

127

123

135

97

95

97

105

41






All figures for reported offences are provisional and may be subject to further revision.
*Further disaggregation is not possible since it may lead to the identification of individual cases.
Source: The Central Statistics Office

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