Anti-Muslim incidents: Constant annual decreases since 2010
A small increase was recorded concerning anti-Christian incidents: 1063 in 2018 against 1038 in 2017.
After two years of decrease in 2016 and 2017, the number of anti-Jewish incidents in France increased by 74% in 2018: 541 against 311 in 2017. There were 81 acts of violence and homicide attempts, 102 incidents targeting Jewish places and 358 anti-Jewish threats. In 2018, 824 Jewish sites were subjected to security measures by the police and the military.
The number of racist and xenophobic incidents decreased by 4.2%: 496 in 2018 against 518 in 2017.
These statistics were made public on 12 February by the Minister of the Interior, Christoph Castaner.