Ethnicity facts and figures
87% of people in the UK are White, and 13% belong to a Black, Asian, Mixed or Other ethnic group, according to the combined 2011 censuses for England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
Use this service to find information about the different experiences of people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. It gathers data collected by government in one place, making it available to the public, specialists and charities.
Data by topic
Policing, crimes, courts, sentencing, prisons and custody
Arts, digital, museums, libraries, volunteering, transport, local area and neighbourhoods
Schools, exclusions, further and higher education, apprenticeships and where people go after leaving education
Physical and mental health, preventing illness, quality of care, access to treatment, patient experiences and outcomes
Home ownership, renting, social housing, homelessness and housing conditions
Population statistics and Census data, also analysed by age, location and other factors
Ethnic group summaries
These are the first summaries in a planned series. Read our blog post about these summaries.
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