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FBI hate crime stats

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In the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program, the victim of a hate crime may be an individual, a business, an institution, or society as a whole. In 2011, law enforcement agencies reported 7,713 victims of hate crimes. Here's a breakdown:

Racial

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Of 3,645 victims

• 71.9 percent black

• 16.3 percent white

• 5.2 percent multiracial

• 4.8 percent Asian/Pacific Islander

• 1.9 percent American Indian/Alaskan Native

Religious

Of 1,480 victims

• 63.2 percent Jewish

• 12.5 percent Islamic/Muslim

• 5.7 percent Catholic

• 4.4 percent multiple religions

• 3.4 percent Protestant

• 0.3 percent atheist/agnostic

• 10.5 percent other religions

Sexual-orientation

Of 1,572 victims

• 56.7 percent male homosexuals

• 29.6 percent homosexuals

• 11.1 percent female homosexuals

• 1.5 percent bisexual

• 1.2 percent heterosexual

Ethnicity/national origin

Of 939 victims

• 56.9 percent Hispanic

• 43.1 percent other ethnicities/national origins

Disability

Of 61 victims:

• 35 mental disability

• 26 physical disability

About 60 percent of all victims suffered crimes against persons, 40 percent crimes against property.

Source: FBI hate crime statistics

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