Racism

Jews Overtake Blacks in Canada Hate Crime Victim Stakes

Canada has published a study into hate crime in 2009. Here are some statistics:

By type of religion:

Type of religious motivation 2008 2009
number
Jewish 165 283
Muslim (Islam) 26 36
Catholic 30 33
Other1 36 44

By race:

Type of racial motivation 2008 2009
number
Black 205 272
South
Asian
64 92
Arab or West
Asian
37 75
East and Southeast Asian 44 71
Caucasian 22 34
Aboriginal1 20 26
Multiple races or ethnicities2 115 96
Other3 42 55

By sexual orientation (2008 number/%, 2009 number/%):

Homosexual (Lesbian or Gay) 152 96.2 175 96.2 15.1
Other 6 3.8 7 3.8
Unknown 1 6
Total 159 100.0 188 100.0 18.2

Here is the 2001 Census breakdown by religion:

Religion Total responses % of Population
Roman Catholic 12,793,125 43.2
No religion 4,796,325 16.2
United Church 2,839,125 9.6
Anglican 2,035,500 6.9
Christian n.i.e.[3] 780,450 2.6
Baptist 729,470 2.5
Lutheran 606,590 2.0
Muslim 579,640 2.0
Protestant n.i.e.[3] 549,205 1.9
Presbyterian 409,830 1.4
Pentecostal 369,475 1.2
Jewish 329,995 1.1
Buddhist 300,345 1.0
Hindu 297,200 1.0
Sikh 278,410 0.9

By visible minority:

Visible minority Total responses % of Population
Chinese 1,029,395 3.47
South Asian 917,070 3.09
Black 662,215 2.23
Filipino 308,575 1.04
Others 1,066,590 3.60
Not a visible
minority
25,655,185 86.56

Well done Blacks and Jews, for their success, despite the small percentage of the Canadian population that they represent!

A notable achievement!

UPDATE

Bad news, demographically speaking, for Shyne.

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