Croatia regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. Croatia's hate crime laws are a combination of a general penalty-enhancement provision and penalty-enhancement provisions for specific offences. Croatia's criminal code also includes a statutory definition of hate crime. Hate crime data are collected by the Ministry of Interior, the Prosecutor's Office, the Ministry of Justice and the Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities. Data on hate crime are regularly published by the Government's Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities.
|Year||Hate crimes recorded by police||Prosecuted||Sentenced|
|2009||32||Not available||Not available|
About 2011 Data
Figures includes crimes of incitement to hatred and discrimination.
The UN Human Rights Council encouraged Croatia to continue its efforts to create specially trained police units to investigate hate crimes, which have resulted in an increase in the investigation of hate crimes.