Greece regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. Greece's Criminal Code contains a general penalty-enhancement provision for hate crimes. The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights, the Public Prosecutor's Office and the State Security headquarters of the Greek Police collect hate crime data.


Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2019 Not available Not available Not available
2018 164 17 4
2017 128 46 6
2016 40 6 2
2015 60 27 4

Key observation

ODIHR observes that Greece has not reported on cases of hate crimes separately from cases of hate speech.