Over 16% of hate crimes against Asian Americans are physical assaults

The reports were received from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Over 16% of hate crimes against Asian Americans are physical assaults
Source: stopaapihate.org

Physical assaults accounted for more than 16 percent of hate crimes against Asian Americans in the last 20 months, according to the new data from Stop AAPI Hate. The data was collected through the organization’s website where members of the public may report hate crimes in a range of Asian languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.

Stop AAPI Hate has recorded 10,370 hate incidents, with verbal harassment or hate speech accounting for more than two-thirds of them. It estimates that one out of every five Asian Americans has encountered some form of hate in the last 20 months, based on the data collected.