Full overviews for each year from 2015 to 2021, can be found on GREC’s Research Page. Broadly speaking, levels of prejudice and hate crime have been increasing across Grampian, with around two-thirds motivated by racism, a quarter by homophobia, and the rest by hatred of other characteristics, including disability, religion and transgender identity. Verbal abuse accounted for three-quarters of incidents in 2021, with physical assault and online abuse each comprising a further 11%.

Hate Crimes Reported to Police in Grampian, 2018-2021

YearGrampian
Total
Aberdeen
City
Aberdeen
Shire
Moray
20214893339954
202052232912865
201943626610657
20183512048760