Ethnicity classifications

There are 22 different classifications of ethnicity used across the charts and tables:

Classification Pages Dimensions Broad group ‘All’ ‘Unknown’
White and Other than White 22 39 N/A 26% 10%
White British and Other 6 14 N/A 0% 0%
Asian, Black, White, Other including Mixed 4 8 N/A 50% 62%
Black, Mixed, White, Other including Asian 1 1 N/A 0% 100%
Asian, Black, Mixed, White, Other including Chinese 8 21 N/A 29% 29%
Asian, Black, Mixed, White, Other 59 103 N/A 61% 23%
Asian, Black, White British, White other, Other including Mixed 9 10 0% 0% 0%
Asian, Black, Chinese, Mixed, White, Other 22 44 N/A 95% 25%
Asian, Black, Mixed, White British, White other, Other 7 13 54% 85% 46%
Asian, Black African, Black Caribbean, Black other, White, Other including mixed 2 2 0% 50% 0%
Asian, Black, Chinese, Mixed, White British, White other, Other 4 11 0% 100% 9%
Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi, Asian other, Black, Mixed, White British, White other, Other 2 8 100% 100% 50%
Bangladeshi, Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, Asian other, Black, Mixed, White, Other 6 12 N/A 100% 8%
Bangladeshi, Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, Asian other, Black, Mixed, White British, White other, Other 5 13 0% 100% 0%
Bangladeshi, Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, Asian other, Black African, Black Caribbean, Black other, White, Other including Mixed 2 5 N/A 40% 40%
ONS 2021 categories with re-named 'other' and 'mixed' categories 3 3 100% 67% 33%
Bangladeshi, Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, Asian other, Black, Mixed, White British, White other, Other, Arab, Gypsy/Traveller/Irish Traveller 4 16 0% 6% 0%
Bangladeshi, Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, Asian other, Black, Mixed White/Asian, Mixed White/Black, Mixed other, White British, White Irish, White other, Other 4 10 N/A 40% 20%
Office for National Statistics detailed census categories 2001 8 13 46% 62% 23%
Office for National Statistics detailed census categories 2011 42 79 56% 59% 15%
ONS detailed census categories 2001 plus Gypsy or Roma and Irish Traveller 25 68 99% 99% 90%
Not applicable 9 22 27% 9% 0%