Population in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2011, by ethnic group

United Kingdom (UK): Population by ethnic group 2011, by ethnic group This statistic shows the ethnic groups of the 2011 United Kingdom (UK) population as percentages. 'White' is by far the largest group, at 87.1 percent. The next largest group is 'Black / African / Caribbean / Black British'. 0.9 percent of the population came under the category of 'other'.
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Percentage of population
White87.1%
Black / African / Caribbean / Black British3%
Indian2.3%
Pakistani1.9%
Bangladeshi0.7%
Chinese0.7%
Other Asian1.4%
Mixed/Multiple ethnic groups2%
Other0.9%
Gypsy/Traveller/Irish traveller0.1%
Percentage of population
White87.1%
Black / African / Caribbean / Black British3%
Indian2.3%
Pakistani1.9%
Bangladeshi0.7%
Chinese0.7%
Other Asian1.4%
Mixed/Multiple ethnic groups2%
Other0.9%
Gypsy/Traveller/Irish traveller0.1%
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This statistic shows the ethnic groups of the 2011 United Kingdom (UK) population as percentages. 'White' is by far the largest group, at 87.1 percent. The next largest group is 'Black / African / Caribbean / Black British'. 0.9 percent of the population came under the category of 'other'.
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Release date
August 2013
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
27 March 2011
Supplementary notes
Figures sum to 100.1 due to rounding

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