Spain regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. Spain's Criminal Code contains general penalty enhancement and substantive offence provisions. The Interior Ministry's State Secretariat of Security collects hate crime data from the Catalan Autonomous Police, the Autonomous Basque Police, Navarre Police, National Police Force and the Civil Guard. Spain publishes annual reports on hate crimes.


Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2019 1706 Not available Not available
2018 1598 Not available Not available
2017 1419 Not available Not available
2016 1272 Not available Not available
2015 1328 Not available Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

Key observation

ODIHR observes that Spain has not reported to ODIHR the numbers of prosecuted hate crime cases or information on the sentencing of hate crime cases.