Total Recorded Hate Crime

Source: ONS


  • The level of police recorded hate crimes in South Yorkshire has been increasing since 2015/16.
  • In the year 2020/21 there were 3,383 hate crimes recorded in South Yorkshire.


Strands of Hate Crime

Source: ONS
  • In the year 2020/21 racially motivated hate crimes accounted for 72% of the total recorded hate crimes.
  • With the exception of transgender hate crime, all monitored strands of hate crime saw an increase in recorded levels in 2020-21 compared to the previous year.


Most Similar Group Comparison


  • The chart above shows how South Yorkshire compares to our most similar police force areas for recorded levels of hate crime.
  • South Yorkshire has the 3rd highest volume of these crimes compared to our most similar forces.

Data Source: Office for National Statistics

For more information on recorded hate crime levels visit the ONS web pages here.

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