Table 8

Incidents
Victim Type
by Bias Motivation, 2008
Bias motivation Total
incidents
Victim type
Individual Business/
financial
institution
Government Religious
organization
Society/
public1
Other/
unknown/
multiple
Total 7,783 6,017 435 315 231 10 775
Single-Bias Incidents 7,780 6,014 435 315 231 10 775
Race 3,992 3,256 213 181 16 7 319
Religion 1,519 695 146 104 210 0 364
Sexual Orientation 1,297 1,203 32 15 1 1 45
Ethnicity/National Origin 894 790 40 15 4 1 44
Disability 78 70 4 0 0 1 3
Multiple-Bias Incidents2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0

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