Ethnicity and COVID-19

Includes data on deaths and disparities, risk factors and economic, educational and emotional impacts.

Deaths and disparities

The following links are to data and analysis that has not been published on Ethnicity facts and figures.

Risk factors

Certain risk factors are associated with getting and dying from COVID-19.

Most data relates to time periods before the COVID-19 pandemic. Population data is from the 2011 Census.

Economic, educational and emotional impacts

COVID-19 may have a disproportionate economic, educational or emotional impact on people from ethnic minorities.

Most data relates to time periods before the COVID-19 pandemic but will help measure the impact of COVID-19 as new data becomes available.

Data publication schedule

This publication schedule forms part of the recommendations made in the second quarterly report on COVID-19 health inequalities.

Measure title Expected department publication Expected publication on Ethnicity facts and figures
Detentions under the Mental Health Act October 2020 February 2021
Patient satisfaction with hospital care August 2020 February 2021
Prison officer workforce November 2020 February 2021
Fire and rescue services workforce October 2020 February 2021
Domestic abuse November 2020 February 2021
Use of NHS mental health, learning disability and autism services January 2021 March 2021
GCSE results (Attainment 8) January 2021* March 2021
GCSE English and maths results January 2021* March 2021
Students getting 3 A grades or better at A level January 2021* March 2021
Average score for students taking A levels and other qualifications January 2021* March 2021
Social workers for children and families February 2021 April 2021
Confidence in the local police February 2021 April 2021
Physical activity April 2021 May 2021
Overweight adults May 2021 June 2021
Sources of household income March 2021 June 2021
Household income March 2021 June 2021
State support March 2021 June 2021
Persistent low income March 2021 June 2021
People in low income households March 2021 June 2021
Self employment May 2021 July 2021
Average hourly pay May 2021 July 2021
Employment May 2021 August 2021
Unemployment May 2021 August 2021
Economic inactivity May 2021 August 2021
Employment by occupation May 2021 August 2021
Employment by sector May 2021 August 2021
Travel by distance, trips, type of transport and purpose September 2021 October 2021
Overcrowded households September 2021 October 2021
Housing with damp problems September 2021 October 2021
People without decent homes September 2021 October 2021

* DfE would usually publish revised attainment statistics in January but because of the special circumstances in 2020, only provisional data is available.