Economic inactivity rate of non-native English speakers in England and Wales

This statistic shows the economic inactivity rate of non-native speakers in England and Wales in 2011, by gender and English language proficiency. There was a 3.7 percent difference in the inactivity levels of proficient and non proficient males, compared with a difference of 24.5 for females.

Economic inactivity rate of those whose main language was not English in England and Wales in 2011, by gender and proficiency

MaleFemale
Could speak English "very well" or "well"20.6%35%
Could speak English "not well" or "not at all"24.3%59.5%
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Source

Release date

January 2013

Region

United Kingdom (England, Wales)

Survey time period

March 27, 2011

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Postal questionnaire

Supplementary notes

The data originates from the 2011 National Census.

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