Portugal

Portugal regularly reports information on hate crimes to ODIHR. Portugal's hate crime laws consist of a combination of substantive offences and specific penalty enhancements. The Ministry of Justice and the Prosecutor's Office collect data on hate crime.

SELECT YEAR

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2016 - - -
2015 Not available Not available Not available
2014 21 21 Not available
2013 Not available Not available Not available
2012 Not available Not available Not available

National developments

"Gender identity" was introduced as an aggravating circumstance for murder in Portugal's penal code.

Key observation

ODIHR observes that Portugal has not reported reliable statistics on hate crimes this year.