KICK IT OUT REPORTING STATISTICS 2015/16

402 incidents (2.5% increase compared to 2014/15)

Previous seasons for comparison:

2012/13: 77 INCIDENTS

2013/14: 284 INCIDENTS

2014/15: 393 INCIDENTS

Type of discrimination (including percentage change from 2014/15): Race (54% – decrease of 3%), Faith (20.5% – rise of 3.5%), Sexual Orientation (17% – rise of 4%), Gender (7% – decrease of 2%), Disability (1% – decrease of 3%), Age (0.5% – rise of 0.5%).

PROFESSIONAL GAME INCIDENTS (INVOLVING SUPPORTERS)

122 incidents (16% decrease compared to 2014/15)

Type of discrimination – Race (61%), Sexual Orientation (23.5%), Faith (10.5%), Gender (4%), Disability (1%)

PARTICIPANTS PROFESSIONAL GAME (INVOLVING PLAYERS, MANAGERS, CLUB STAFF)

13 incidents (86% increase compared to 2014/15)

Type of discrimination – Race (38%), Sexual Orientation (38%), Gender (8%), Faith (8%), Disability (8%).

GRASSROOTS INCIDENTS

73 incidents (2% decrease compared to 2014/15)

Type of discrimination: Race (89%), Faith (4%), Gender (4%), Sexual Orientation (3%).

SOCIAL MEDIA INCIDENTS

194 incidents (18% increase compared to 2014/15)

Type of discrimination: Race (39%), Faith (34%), Sexual Orientation (16%), Gender (9%), Disability (1%), Age (1%).

Kick It Out’s reporting app was responsible for 22% of professional game and grassroots complaints in 2015/16. It allows users to attach evidence such as videos and photos, and social media abuse can be reported too.

FA DISCRIMINATORY INCIDENTS 2015/16 (INCLUDING KICK IT OUT STATS)

902 incidents (decrease of six cases)

2013/14: 663
2014/15: 908

Types of discrimination reported in professional football: Race, colour, ethnicity (59%), Sexual Orientation (13%), Nationality (17%), Gender (9%), Disability (4%), Religion / Faith (6%).

Types of discrimination reported in grassroots football: Race, colour, ethnicity (50%), Sexual Orientation (18%), Nationality (11%), Gender (8%), Disability (11%), Religion / Faith (2%).