Lists of UK locations with large ethnic minority populations

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This article lists United Kingdom locations with large and/or significant ethnic minority communities, as defined by official ethnicity statistics. The overwhelming majority of ethnic minority individuals in the UK reside in the larger cities, most specifically London and Birmingham. The British capital is home to 50 non-indigenous communities which have a population of more than 10,000 (therefore laying claim to being the most diverse city in the world).[1]

British Asian communities[edit]

Bangladeshi communities[edit]

Major cities and larger towns with populations >5,000 and / or percentages >2%.[2][3]

Source: 2011 UK Census Ethnic group, local authorities in England and Wales

Indian communities[edit]

See also: British Indian

Major cities and larger towns with populations >20,000 and / or percentages >10%.[2][3]

Source: 2011 UK Census Ethnic group, local authorities in England and Wales

Pakistani communities[edit]

Major cities and larger towns with populations >15,000 and / or percentages >10%.[2][5][3][6]

Source: 2011 UK Census Ethnic group, local authorities in England and Wales

Black British communities[edit]

Major cities and larger towns. Inside London with populations >50,000 and / or percentages >17% and outside London with populations over 20,000.[7]

Chinese communities[edit]

London's Chinatown, located in the Soho area of the West End of London.
See also: British Chinese

Major cities and larger towns with populations >7,000 and / or percentages >2%.[2][3]

Places with significant Irish population[edit]

Major cities and larger towns with populations >2%.[2]

Places with significant Italian population[edit]

Places with significant Polish population[edit]

Additional locations by significant percentage

Sources: 2011 UK Census England and Wales National Identity[19] 2011 UK Census Northern Ireland Main Language[20]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benedictus, Leo (2005-01-21). "Every race, colour, nation and religion on earth". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-04-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d e England and Wales: KS201EW Ethnic group, local authorities in England and Wales, Accessed 1 July 2013
  3. ^ a b c d 2011 Census Northern Ireland: Ethnic Group: KS201NI (administrative geographies), Accessed 1 July 2013
  4. ^ a b http://www.crer.org.uk/Census/GCCCensus2011.pdf
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/11895/census_2011-ethnicity_and_related_themes_ethnic_group_country_of_birth_national_identity_religion_languages_etc
  6. ^ a b c d e http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=16943&p=0
  7. ^ 2011 Census: Ethnic group local authorities in England and Wales, Accessed 28 February 2013.
  8. ^ The Independent 2013 http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2013/03/15/where-the-irish-live-in-london/
  9. ^ "Italians in London". BBC News. 2005-09-07. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  10. ^ Green, David (2003-11-29). "Italians in Manchester". BBC News. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  11. ^ "Italians in Bedford". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  12. ^ "'May the best team win'". Bedfordshire on Sunday. 24 June 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  13. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics. "Italians in Liverpool". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  14. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics. "Italians in Bristol". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  15. ^ "Italians in Glasgow". BBC News. Retrieved 2004-11-04. 
  16. ^ Italian Scots
  17. ^ http://www.hertsdirect.org/infobase/docs/pdfstore/BroxBME.pdf
  18. ^ http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/community_and_living/local_services/italian_consulate.aspx
  19. ^ [2011 Census: National identity (detailed), local authorities in England and Wales ONS Published 26 March 2013 http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/census/2011-census/quick-statistics-for-england-and-wales-on-national-identity--passports-held-and-country-of-birth/rft---qs214ew.xls], Accessed 22 March 2014
  20. ^ [2011 Census Main Language: KS207NI (administrative geographies) http://www.ninis2.nisra.gov.uk/public/pivotgrid.aspx?dataSetVars=ds-2430-lh-37-yn-2011-sk-136-sn-Census%202011-yearfilter--], Accessed 1 July 2013