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Facts About Anti-Asian Racism

Canada

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.

1150

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

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).

40

40% of reported Anti-Asian attacks from March 2020 to February 2021 were in Ontario (source). Ontario has the second largest Asian population in Canada (24%) (source).

60

Women represented 60% of those who reported incidents (source).

2X

Men were twice as likely to be physically assaulted (source).

Violent / Physical0
Coughed at or Spat at0

21% of the Anti-Asian attacks involve direct physical contact or indirect contact via coughing or spitting (source).

East Asian0
Southeast Asian0

Of those who reported Anti-Asian attacks from March 2020 to February 2021, 84% were East Asian and 6% were Southeast Asian (source).

Seniors are 250% more likely to be attacked and Youth are 233% more likely to be attacked.

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).

USA
3795

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.

2.3X

Women report hate incidents 2.3 times more than men which is 230% more than men (source).

Seniors and Youth are the most likely to be attacked.

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).

21459793

Estimated number of Asian and multiracial Asian Americans as of December 2019.

Chinese0
Koreans0
Filipino0

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).

Incident reports come from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Australia
85

84.5% of Australian Asians reported at least 1 incident of discrimination since the pandemic began (source).

710176

Nearly 1 in 5 Asian Australians experienced threat or attack in the past year (source).

16

16.3% of Australia’s population is Asian Australian (source).

This is the reality of anti-Asian hate around the world.