Unemployment rate of the United Kingdom 2002-2020, by ethnicity

As of the first quarter of 2020, the unemployment rate for people of white ethnicity in the United Kingdom was 3.6 percent, the lowest of the provided ethnic groups in this quarter. By contrast, the unemployment rate for the Bangladeshi ethnic group was 9.3, nine for the Black or Africa Caribbean ethnic group and 6.2 percent for the Pakistani ethnic group.

Unemployment rate in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2002 to 2020, by ethnicity

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Release date

May 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

Q1 2002 to Q1 2020

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

Unemployment rate is for the first quarter of every year.

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