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Population estimates by ethnic group are available for mid 1991-2007 and mid-2001 to mid-2007 for England and constituent administrative areas (Government Office Regions, counties and Local Authority districts), by age and sex. Broad components of population change are also shown for England only. Estimates are also available for health geography; Primary Care Organisations and Strategic Heath Authorities. Mid-year: 1991-2007 data available only for geographical health areas.
Main Topics/Subject Category
Population Estimates by; ethnic group, age and sex
Estimated resident population by ethnic group (white british, white irish, white other , white mixed, white and black caribbean, mixed: white and black african, mixed: white and asian, mixed: other mixed, asian or asian british: indian, asian or asian british: pakistani, asian or asian british: bangladeshi, asian or asian british: other asian, black or black british: black caribbean, black or black british: black african, black or black british: other black, chinese or other ethnic group: chinese, chinese or other ethnic group: other) age, sex.
Ethnic group, population estimate
Identifier Variables
GOR, SHA, PCT, Unitary Authority, LA, PCO
Economic/Subject Categories
Area of Health System
Primary care
Data collecting organization (s)
Office for National Statistics
Data Type
Coverage (date of field work)
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Unit of Analysis
Ethnic population estimate for England. Estimated resident population by ethnic group and sex, mid-2002 was 49652.3 (for all ethnic groups), 49866.2 in 2003, 50762.9 in 2006 etc.
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Conditions of Access
Free access
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