Dorset saw the greatest increase, with the 104 offences logged between July and September 2016 equating to double the total from April to June. Across England and Wales the rise was 27 per cent.
In total, 10 force areas saw rises of 50 per cent or more. Below we publish the full list.
Police forces across the #UK are ramping up intelligence gathering and putting protection in place for vulnerable communities ahead of a projected spike in #hate crime when Theresa May triggers Article 50 next month.
Community groups representing EU nationals in the UK have warned about the potential for an “undercurrent of xenophobia” to spread after the talks with Brussels get underway.