What is the breakdown of ethnicity in the UK?

The most recent Census in 2011 highlights that in England and Wales, 80 per cent of the population were white British. Asian (Pakistani, Indian, Bangladeshi, other) ‘groups’ made up 6.8 per cent of the population; black groups 3.4 per cent; Chinese groups 0.7 cent,Arab groups 0.4 per cent and other groups 0.6 per cent.

What percentage of the UK is ethnic minority?

14 percent
Ethnic-minority individuals make up 14 percent of the overall population in the United Kingdom, and 20 percent of those aged 24 and below.

When was mixed race added to the census UK?

How many mixed-race people are there? One of the most striking things about the mixed-heritage population of the UK is that while we know it has grown rapidly, we don’t know how large it actually is. These categories were introduced in 2001, when 1.3% of the population of England and Wales used them.

How many black people are in Hastings?

Further information about the population structure:

Ethnic Group Persons
White 85,412
Asian 2,132
Black 1,071
Arab 161

What is the largest ethnic minority in UK?

Within this ethnic group, White British was the largest, with 45.1 million people (80.5 per cent), followed by Any Other White1 with 2.5 million people (4.4 per cent). Indian was the next largest ethnic group with 1.4 million people (2.5 per cent) followed by Pakistani (2.0 per cent).

What is the largest ethnic minority in the UK today?

Black British citizens, with African and/or African-Caribbean ancestry, are the largest ethnic minority population, at three percent of the total population. Indian Britons are one of the largest overseas communities of the Indian diaspora and make up 2.3 percent of the total UK population.

When was mixed race added to the census?

2000 census
Loving Day). Because more Americans have insisted on being allowed to acknowledge their mixed racial origins, the 2000 census for the first time allowed residents to check more than one ethno-racial identity and thereby identify as multiracial.

How many adults live in Hastings?


Hastings Borough of Hastings
Area rank 301st (of 309)
Population (2018)
• Total 92,855
• Rank 261st (of 309)

Is Hastings diverse?

Situated 85 km from London, Hastings is a modestly populated town (90,000 inhabitants) and not the most culturally diverse. 94% of the town’s population is white British, compared to 45 per cent in London.

What was the population of the UK in 1991?

United Kingdom census, 1991. The census was also noted for a significant undercount of the population. Despite being compulsory, a total of 572,000 people failed to respond to both the census form and follow-up interviews, 220,000 of them being males aged 20 to 29. It has been suggested that part of the lack of response could be due…

Why was ethnicity included in the 1991 census?

Ethnicity in England and Wales The 1991 Census first introduced a question on ethnic group to enable private and public organisations to monitor equal opportunities /anti-discrimination policies and to plan for the future through resource allocation and provision of services.

When did the UK start asking about ethnicity?

The ethnic group question from the 1991 Census. Source: 1991 Census England H form for private households, UK Data Service The 1991 Census was the first to include an ethnicity question (in both censuses in England and Wales, and in Scotland).

Are there any ethnic groups in the UK?

Population statistics and 2011 Census data. See the list of ethnic groups used in the 2011 Census.