Italy regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. Italy's Criminal Code contains general penalty enhancement and substantive offence provisions. Hate crime data are collected by law enforcement authorities and the Ministry of Interior. Data are not made publicly available.
|Year||Hate crimes recorded by police||Prosecuted||Sentenced|
|2020||1111||Not available||Not available|
|2015||555||Not available||Not available|
|2014||596||Not available||Not available|
|2013||472||Not available||Not available|
|2009||134||Not available||Not available|
About 2009 Data
Figures include crimes of incitement to hatred and those involving insults.
The UN Human Rights Council, in its Universal Periodic Review, made a number of recommendations related to addressing racism and xenophobia, and specifically encouraged Italy to improve legislation to combat racist crimes.