Portugal regularly reports information on hate crimes to ODIHR. Portugal's hate crime laws consist of a combination of substantive offences and specific penalty enhancements. The Ministry of Justice and the Prosecutor's Office collect data on hate crime.


Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2019 82 - -
2018 23 58 -
2017 48 Not available Not available
2016 - - 0
2015 Not available Not available Not available

Key observation

ODIHR observes that the law enforcement agencies of Portugal have not recorded the bias motivations of hate crimes.