What are the top 3 ethnic groups in the UK?

Largest Ethnic Groups In The United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Rank Ethnic Group Share of Population in the United Kingdom
1 White European 87.1%
2 Black British or Afro-Caribbean 3.0%
3 Indian 2.3%
4 Multiracial 2.0%

What is the ethnic population of the UK?


Ethnicity Number %
Mixed White/Black Caribbean 426,715 0.8
Mixed other 289,984 0.5
White 48,209,395 86.0
White British 45,134,686 80.5

What did the 2011 Census show about ethnic diversity in the UK?

Introduction. The 2011 Census has shown that England and Wales has become more ethnically diverse, with minority ethnic groups continuing to rise since 1991. The proportion identifying with a White ethnic group has decreased from 94% in 1991 to 86% in 2011.

What percentage of UK is Black?

three percent
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.

What is the largest ethnic group in the UK?

The largest ethnic group in the United Kingdom is White British, followed by Asian British. Ethnicity in the United Kingdom is formally recorded at the national level through a census.

What is the whitest county in England?

The highest unitary authority with a White British proportion is Redcar and Cleveland (97.6%) followed by Northumberland (97.2%), Hartlepool and County Durham (both 96.6%). The highest county county is Lincolnshire (93%) followed by Nottinghamshire, Norfolk and Worcestershire, all above 92%.

What’s the poorest place in England?

In 2010, Jaywick was assessed as the most deprived area in England. In September 2015, it was again named as the most deprived, according to the indices of deprivation based on several factors including: poverty, crime, education and skill levels, unemployment and housing, after being assessed in 2012–13.