Ethnic group (detailed for England and Wales) 2011

Dataset population: Persons

Ethnic group (detailed)

Ethnic group classifies people according to their own perceived ethnic group and cultural background.

For Northern Ireland only, this table reports the categories for which there are 10 or more usual residents. Where there are fewer than 10 usual residents for any category, these have been reported in a residual group which may or may not contain 10 or more usual residents in total.

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Last Updated September 20, 2022, 17:19 (BST)
Created September 20, 2022, 17:19 (BST)
Visibility Public
Year 2011
Topics Ethnicity
Units Persons
Geographic Layer Census Electoral Divisions
Census Wards
Council Areas
Local Authorities
Local Government Districts
London Boroughs
Lower Super Output Areas
Merging Local Authorities
Merging Wards and Electoral Divisions
Metropolitan Districts
Middle Super Output Areas
Non-Metropolitan Districts
Output Areas
Unitary Authorities
Frequency Decennial
Citation Office for National Statistics; National Records of Scotland; Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency; UK Data Service. DOI:
Geographical Coverage Location England, Northern Ireland and Wales
Granularity Country level down to Output Areas and Small Areas
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