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Detailed Characteristics for Local Authorities

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Detailed Characteristics for Local Authorities in England and Wales

Detailed Characteristics for Local Authorities in England and Wales

May 2013

  • White: Irish was the oldest ethnic group, with a median age of 53, compared to the national median of 39. People in the White: British ethnic group had a median age of 42.
  • People in mixed ethnic groups had the lowest median ages, with the Mixed: White and Black African having a median age of 16.
  • People with a White: British, White: Gypsy or Irish Traveller or Mixed ethnic group were more likely to record a UK country specific (such as English or Welsh) national identity, whereas other ethnic groups were more likely to record their national identity as "British".
  • The White: other and White: Irish had the lowest proportion within their ethnic group associating with any of the UK national identities — 22 per cent and 39 per cent respectively.
  • Almost half (46 per cent, 3.4 million) of those born outside the UK held a UK passport in 2011.
  • Of the population who did not speak English as a first language, those in the younger age groups were most likely to speak English well, with 93 per cent (154,000) of 10-14 year olds speaking it well, compared to only 46 per cent of those aged 85 or over.
  • Different religious groups had significantly different age profiles, with Christians having the highest median age (45) and Muslims the lowest (25).
  • 58 per cent (3.3 million) of people providing unpaid care were female and 47 per cent (2.7 million) were aged 45 to 64
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Published by
Dandy Booksellers Ltd
Publication Date
12 November 2013
197 pages
A4 (2010 x 297 mm)
Approx Weight
0.5 kg
HS Code