Iceland regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. Iceland's Criminal Code contains a substantive offence provision. Iceland's data, collected by the National Police Commissioner, include cases of discrimination and defamation.


Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2019 11 0 0
2018 7 1 2
2017 14 1 3
2016 6 0 0
2015 10 Not available Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

Key observation

ODIHR observes that Iceland has not reported on cases of hate crimes separately from cases of hate speech or discrimination.