The Federal Bureau of Investigation on October 16 released Hate Crimes Statistics for 2022 , an annual compilation of bias-motivated incidents in the United States.

The bureau said that in 2022, “law enforcement agency participation significantly increased, resulting in 14,631 law enforcement agencies, with a population coverage of 91.7% submitting incident reports”.

The reports involved 11,643 criminal incident as being motivated by bias toward race, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender, and gender identity, it said, with the top bias types, based on the volume of reported hate crime incidents, being anti-Black, anti-Jewish, and anti-gay.

Source: FBI Crime Data Explorer (Total Hate Crimes: 10,891 in 2021 and 11,643 in 2022)

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