France regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. France's hate crime laws are a combination of general and specific penalty enhancement provisions. Hate crime data are collected by the Ministry of Justice, the National Institution for Human Rights, the police and the Gendarmerie. Hate crime data are regularly published by the National Institution for Human Rights. France conducts regular surveys on hate crime victimization.
|Year||Hate crimes recorded by police||Prosecuted||Sentenced|
|2017||1505||Not available||Not available|
|2015||1790||Not available||Not available|
|2011||Not available||Not available||431|
|2009||Not available||Not available||579|
About 2012 Data
Prosecution data include discrimination and defamation crimes.
ODIHR observes that France has not periodically reported the numbers of hate crimes recorded by police to ODIHR.