The Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter (CCNCToronto) and Fight COVID Racism developed the final report that the following Canadian statistics were derived from. CCNCTO is the organization hosting Fight COVID Racism, which produced the national report with combined data from Project 1907 and Elimin8hate.
Reported Anti-Asian attacks from early March, 2020 to late February, 2021 (source). Actual accounts are estimated to be much higher given the incidents of underreporting.
44% of reported Anti-Asian attacks from March 2020 to February 2021 were in BC. BC comprises the largest population of Asian residents (29%) in Canada (source).
21% of the Anti-Asian attacks involve direct physical contact or indirect contact via coughing or spitting (source).
Of those who reported Anti-Asian attacks from March 2020 to February 2021, 84% were East Asian and 6% were Southeast Asian (source).
Those under 18 years of age and those over 55 years old were at the greatest risk of physical attack or to be coughed or spat at (source).
Reported Anti-Asian attacks from early March, 2020 to late February, 2021. Actual accounts are estimated to be much higher given the incidents of underreporting.
Youths (0 to 17 years old) report 12.6% of incidents and seniors (60 years old and older) report 6.2% of the total incidents (source).
Estimated number of Asian and multiracial Asian Americans as of December 2019.
Chinese are the largest ethnic group (42.2%) that report experiencing hate, followed by Koreans (14.8%), Vietnamese (8.5%), and Filipinos (7.9%) (source).