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 2014 Data
An additional 41,843 cases of violence against women were recorded by police and reported to ODIHR as hate crimes. These are not presented here. The reported numbers include some cases of hate speech and discrimination.
The UN Universal Periodic Review Working Group recommended in its report that authorities reinforce measures to combat attacks against minority groups, by emphasizing prevention of and follow-up on these acts.
ODIHR observes that Italy has not reported the numbers of prosecuted and information on sentenced hate crime cases to ODIHR.