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Key Statistics

Find labour market and education statistics for ethnic minority groups

You can use BTEG’s key statistics to find up to date statistics for population, education and labour market for each ethnic minority group. BTEG’s key statistics bring together the most recent statistics for ethnic minority groups to provide a quick and easy reference source for data on ethnic minorities.

BTEG’s key statistics show that…..

  • 7.3% of women aged 16+ in the UK are unemployed, while 23.8% of Pakistani/Bangladeshi women in the UK are unemployed;
  • 62.6% of all UK students obtained a 1st or 2:1 degree, while 38.1% of Black UK students obtained a 1st or 2:1 degree;
  • 58.2% of all eligible pupils in England attained 5 A*-C grades at GCSE (including English and maths), while 17.5% of Irish Traveller and 10.8% of Gypsy/Roma pupils attained this level;
  • 8.5% of all males aged 16+ in the UK are unemployed, while 19.2% of Black/Black British males aged 16+ in the UK are unemployed.

The statistics now include youth unemployment figures from ONS.

There are no labour market statistics for the Gypsy/Roma and Irish Traveller populations.

To find key statistics, click on the tab at the bottom of the page to select the ethnic group you are interested in. Each page shows the most recent published statistics for that ethnic group.

We welcome your feedback on the key statistics. If there are other statistics for ethnic minority groups that you would like to see published here, please let us know.

Please contact Jeremy Crook OBE, Director of BTEG,

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