Official Statistics

Racist incidents, England and Wales 2011/12

This release presents racist incidents recorded by the police in England and Wales for 2011/12 by police force area.

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Statistical News Release Racist incidents, England and Wales 2011/12

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Tables for ‘Racist incidents, England and Wales 2011/12’.

This release presents racist incidents recorded by the police in England and Wales for 2011/12 by police force area.

‘Racist incident’ is any incident, including any crime, which is perceived by the victim or any other person to be motivated by a hostility or prejudice based on a person’s race or perceived race.

  • The overall number of racist incidents recorded by the police decreased by 8 per cent from 51,585 in 2010/11 to 47,678 in 2011/12.

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