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  • Regional FactsheetEthnic Minorities in the UK - Yorkshire and the Humber Celebrating 15 years of Action on Race 1995-2010
  • About Race for Opportunity (RfO)RfO is committed to improvingemployment opportunities forethnic minorities across the UK.It is the only race diversitycampaign that has access to andinfluence over the leaders of theUK’s best known organisations.The campaign aims to:• make clear the economic and business argument for organisations investing in race diversity;• highlight the responsibility and role of leaders in delivering race diversity;• communicate the need to speed up progress on the introduction of policies that further better representation of ethnic minorities;• raise awareness of the barriers preventing the BAME community from making progress in the workplace.“There is an overwhelming opportunity foremployers who embrace race diversity andinclusion to harness the diverse talentthat exists in the UK today. The Race forOpportunity campaign in collaboration withits network members will continue to set thestage for race equality and progression inthe UK and this challenge is one that I amvery pleased to be part of.”Ruby McGregor-SmithCEO, MITIE Group PLC and Chair, Race for Opportunity.
  • Regional Factsheet • Yorkshire and the Humber This factsheet is all about ethnic minority people in Yorkshire and the Humber and contains information that is available in the public domain. Inside[ 1 ] Landscape Data ........................................................................................................... 04 1.1 Yorkshire and the Humber picture ......................................................................... 04 1.2 An overall snapshot of the UK ................................................................................. 04[ 2 ] Where do ethnic minority people live in Yorkshire and the Humber? ..... 05[ 3 ] Focus on Bradford....................................................................................................... 06[ 4 ] Education ........................................................................................................................07 4.1 Where do ethnic minority students study in Yorkshire and the Humber? ..07[ 5 ] Religion........................................................................................................................... 08 5.1 A snapshot of Yorkshire and the Humber ............................................................ 08 5.2 The UK overall picture ................................................................................................ 08[ 6 ] Employment .................................................................................................................. 09 6.1 Ethnic minority employment rate in Yorkshire and the Humber .................. 09 6.2 Employment Rate - UK................................................................................................ 09[ 7 ] Simple steps to get started on race equality .................................................... 10 Acknowledgements .......................................................................................................11 Race for Opportunity Members ..............................................................12
  • Regional Factsheet • Yorkshire and the Humber[ 1 ] Landscape Data1.1Yorkshire and the Yorkshire and Humberside Population By Ethnic Group Percentage of York & HumberHumber picture Ethnic Minority Group Number of People population (91.7% of York & HumberAfter London, Yorkshire Population is White British) White British 4,551,394 91.7%and the Humber has White Irish 32,735 0.7%the third largest White Others White/Caribbean 57,134 18,187 1.2% 0.4%representation of White/African 4,095 0.1% White/Asian 14,218 0.3%the ethnic minority Other Mixed 8,494 0.2%population in the UK. Indian Pakistani 51,493 146,330 1.0% 2.9% Bangladeshi 12,330 0.2%• Of the well established Other Asian 12,333 0.2% black, Asian and minority Caribbean 21,308 0.4% ethnic (BAME) population in African 9,626 0.2% Yorkshire and the Humber, Other Black 3,329 0.1% the largest group is the Asian Chinese 12,341 0.2% community. This community Others 9,486 0.2% is concentrated in West Total 4,964,833 100% Yorkshire, and to a lesser Source: NOMIS – number and proportion of ethnic minority population in NUTS1 regions in the UK - 2008 extent South Yorkshire. Source: Young People’s Learning Division of the Learning and Skills Council Yorkshire and the Number, Representation and Proportion of Ethnic Minority Population Humber 14-19 Regional Commissioning Statement November 2009 in NUTS1 Regions in the UK - 2008 Proportion of UK Region Ethnic Minority Representation of Ethnic Minority Population Ethnic Minorities Population1.2 An overall East of England 435,400 7.7% 6.7% 371,100 8.5% 5.7%snapshot of the UK East Midlands London 2,735,800 36.2% 42.3%London has the North East North West 100,900 543,500 4.0% 8.0% 1.6% 8.4%largest ethnic minority Northern Ireland 29,800 1.7% 0.5% Scotland 145,700 2.9% 2.3%populationin the UK. South East 583,700 7.1% 9.0% South West 163,400 3.2% 2.5%Of the 6.4 million ethnic Wales 91,500 3.1% 1.4%minorities in the UK West Midlands Yorkshire and 792,500 14.8% 12.3% 471,900 9.2% 7.3%nearly half, 42.3%, the Humber United Kingdom 6,465,100 10.7% 100.0live in London. Source: NOMIS – number and proportion of ethnic minority population in NUTS1 regions in the UK - 200804 I Race for Opportunity (RfO) | Regional Factsheet
  • Regional Factsheet • Yorkshire and the Humber[ 2 ] Where do ethnic minority people live inYorkshire and the Humber?Of the 21 districts in Yorkshire and the Humber, Bradford hasthe largest concentration of ethnic minority people.31.4% of the ethnic minority population in Yorkshireand the Humber stay in Bradford Split of Ethnic Minority Population by Districts York - 1.2% City of Kingston upon Hull - 1.8% Split of Ethnic Minority Population by Districts Doncaster - 2.1% Wakefield - 2.2% Rotherham - 2.4% Birmingham - 48.9% Sandwell - 9.7% Districts with the highest ethnic minority populations Wolverhampton - 8.9% Coventry - 8.1% Calderdale - 4.1% Walsall - 5.8% Birmingham - 48.9% Sandwell - 9.7% Districts with the highest ethnic minority populations Wolverhampton - 8.9% Coventry - 8.1% Dudley - 3.3% Walsall - 5.8% Birmingham - 48.9% Sandwell - 9.7% Wolverhampton - 8.9% Coventry - 8.1% Dudley - 3.3% Walsall - 5.8% Dudley - 3.3% Stoke-on-Trent - 2.1% Solihull - 1.8% Warwick - 1.5% Telford and Wrekin - 1.4% Rest of West Midlands - 8.6% Stoke-on-Trent - 2.1% Solihull - 1.8% Warwick - 1.5% Telford and Wrekin - 1.4% Rest of West Midlands - 8.6% Stoke-on-Trent - 2.1% Solihull - 1.8% Warwick - 1.5% Telford and Wrekin - 1.4% Rest of West Midlands - 8.6% Sheffield - 13.9% Kirklees - 17.3% Leeds - 18.0% Bradford - 31.4% Rest of Yorkshire and the Humber - 5.6%Source: 2001 Census, NOMISMore than 10% of the UK workforce is from an ethnic minoritybackground and over 20% of the emerging workforce (childrenin primary and secondary school education), are from an ethnicminority background. In addition to this, 16% of UK-domiciledstudents at university in the UK are from an ethnic minoritybackground. Britain’s current and future talent pool is raciallydiverse and progressive employers understand that it makesgood business sense to utilise and grow this pool of talent.05 I Race for Opportunity (RfO) | Regional Factsheet
  • Regional Factsheet • Yorkshire and the Humber[ 3 ] Focus on BradfordIn 2001, 46% of the total Pakistani population in Yorkshire and theHumber, and 40% of the total Bangladeshi population in Yorkshire andthe Humber resided in Bradford. • Projections indicate that the BAME Proportion of Ethnic Minority Population in Bradford community within Yorkshire and the Humber is set to increase in coming years, Percentage living with the Asian community seeing the Ethnic Minority group in Bradford largest growth. West Yorkshire will see the biggest growth in its BAME community, Mixed 15% particularly in Bradford. Source: Young People’s Learning Division of the Learning and Skills Council Indian 24% Yorkshire and the Humber 14-19 Regional Commissioning Statement November 2009 Pakistani 46% • In general the growth of the ethnic minority Bangladeshi 40% population in Bradford will be greater than in Yorkshire and Humber across all non- Other Asian 24% White groups: in particular the Chinese Caribbean 14% population will grow by over 168%. The Mixed and Asian populations will each grow African 10% by more than 90% compared to just over 56% and 68% respectively in Yorkshire. Other Black 10% The White population in Bradford is actually forecast to decrease by 0.5% by 2030 Chinese 7% compared to an increase of around 4% in Others 11% Yorkshire as a whole. Source: Labour Market Profile of Bradford July 2007 - Capita Health Service Partners • The projected increase in the ethnic minority population in Bradford suggests that by 2030, the Asian population will have increased to 32% of total population, compared to only 8% for Yorkshire & Humber as a whole, as the chart above shows. The White population of Bradford is projected to be in the region of 62%, compared to 88% in the rest of the region. The other ethnic minority populations will however remain small, though higher than in Yorkshire and Humber. Source: Labour Market Profile of Bradford July 2007 - Capita Health Service Partner06 I Race for Opportunity (RfO) | Regional Factsheet
  • Regional Factsheet • Yorkshire and the Humber[ 4 ] Education1 in 4 of pupils in primary school education in England is froman ethnic minority background. Source: DCSF release May 2009, ‘number of pupils in state maintained schools’1 in 5 of pupils in secondary school education in England isfrom an ethnic minority background. Source: DCSF release May 2009, ‘number of pupils in state maintained schools’Almost 1 in 6 (16%) of UK-domiciled students studying at UKuniversities is from an ethnic minority background.Source: 2007-08 ‘HESA Student Record’ published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).4.1 Where do ethnic minority Ethnic Minorities at Universities in Yorkshire and the Humber (2007 - 08)students study in Yorkshire The University of Bradford 47.6%and the Humber? The University of Huddersfield 16.2%During the academic year 2007-08, Leeds Metropolitan University 12.6%representation of ethnic minoritiesat universities in Yorkshire and the The University of Sheffield 12.5%Humber, including the universities ofSheffield and Leeds, was generally Sheffield Hallam University 12.3%below the national average of 16.0%.However, the University of Bradford The University of Leeds 11.3%had nearly three times (47.6%) theaverage proportion of ethnic minority Leeds Trinity and All Saints 9.5%students, a percentage that was Total Ethnic Minority Representationsignificantly different to all other The University of York 7.0%universities in the region. All UK Unis. - 16.0% The University of Hull 6.7% Y&H Pop. (18-24) - 10.7% Leeds College of Music 5.8% York St John University 3.4% Source: 2007-08 ‘HESA Student Record’ published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). 10 20 30 40 50 “More BAME students join the unemployed after graduation than White graduates and male Chinese and Pakistani students are twice as likely as the average to be unemployed” (2006) Source: www.aimhigher.ac.uk/sites/practitioner/resources/Conf%20Summary%20Report%20final%20(2).pdf07 I Race for Opportunity (RfO) | Regional Factsheet
  • Regional Factsheet • Yorkshire and the Humber[ 5 ] Religion5.1 A snapshot of Yorkshire and the HumberThe second largest religion outside Christianity in Yorkshire andthe Humber is Islam where 3.8% of the population is Muslim. Religions within Yorkshire and the Humber Christian - 73.1% Buddhist - 0.1% Hindu - 0.3% Jewish - 0.2% Muslim - 3.8% Sikh - 0.4% Other - 0.2% No Religion - 14.1% Religion not stated - 7.8%Source: Census 2001, based on data released on or before 13 February 20035.2 The UK overall picture Religions within the UKIn the UK, 2.7% of thepopulation stated their Christian - 71.6%religion as Muslim making No Religion/ Religion not stated - 23%this the most common Other - 0.3% Sikh - 0.6%religion after Christianity. Muslim - 2.7% Jewish - 0.5%Figures for England, alone, Hindu - 1%show that 3.1% of the Buddhist - 0.3%population stated theirreligion as Muslim. Source: Census 2001 – Profiles - UK08 I Race for Opportunity (RfO) | Regional Factsheet
  • Regional Factsheet • Yorkshire and the Humber[ 6 ] Employment6.1 Ethnic minority employment rate inYorkshire and the Humber Yorkshire and the Humber employment rates of BAME groups mid year 2008 were as follows: Ethnic Yorkshire North East South West Minority & Yorkshire Yorkshire Yorkshire Group Humber and Humber Mixed Race 60.9% 56.9% 67.8% * Employment Rate Asian/Asian 44.9% 36.2% 45.6% 83.5% British Black/Black 54.2% 56.4% 54.3% 48.8% British Chinese 37.9% 48.1% 45.5% * ‘Other’ 55% 48% 62.9% 38.7%In general, the employment rate for all of the region’s working-age residentswas 71.0 per cent in May to July 2009, below the UK average (72.5 per cent).The unemployment rate (for those aged 16 plus) was above the UK average,at 8.9 per cent. Source: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/cci/nugget.asp?id=2281• In the final quarter of 2009, the 6.2 Employment Rate - UK unemployment rate in Yorkshire and the Humber was 9.1%, one of the highest in The ethnic minority employment gap as of Q3 2009 the UK behind the West Midlands at 9.4% and the North East at 9.3%. London had was 13.8 percentage points. 9.1% of its regional population out of employment. The UK ethnic minority employment rate was 59.2% Source: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/Yorkshire-and- Humber-jobless-total.6079145.jp Young ethnic minorities (aged 16 – 24 years) appear to be particularly affected by the recession, as the• The unemployment rate (for all those aged 16 plus) in Yorkshire and the Humber was ethnic minority employment rate for young people above the UK average, at 8.9 per cent. has fallen by 5.2 percentage points since 2008. Source: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/cci/nugget.asp?id=2281 Source: Ethnic Minorities in the Labour Market: Quarter 3, 2009 - Ethnic Minority Analysis Team, November 200909 I Race for Opportunity (RfO) | Regional Factsheet
  • Regional Factsheet • Yorkshire and the Humber[ 7 ] Simple steps to get started on Race EqualityLeadership Community Involvement• Consider appointing a Diversity / Race Diversity • Review the community impact work being done by Champion to lead on the race agenda your organisation and check whether they impact within your organisation. on diverse communities.• Develop a clear business case for working on race • As education and skills are the critical components and link it to business objectives. of any workforce, consider partnering with a local• Develop an action plan on race and integrate it into school where ethnic minority children could benefit the key performance indicators of your managers. from increased educational attainment. • Develop links with local universities that have relatively high proportions of ethnic minorityPeople and Employees students and offer work placements/experiences.• Tell your recruitment agencies, recruitment consultants and head-hunters that your organisation Supplier Diversity is committed to racial equality and ask them to send you lists containing diverse candidates. • Do an audit of your current suppliers to find out• Explicitly state in your recruitment marketing whether you have awarded any contracts to ethnic materials that individuals from diverse backgrounds minority owned businesses. are welcome in your organisation. • Consider publishing clear guidance notes to help• Monitor the ethnicity of your workforce and compare ethnic minority businesses tender for contracts it to the local population. with your organisation. • Send your procurement officers to local supplier events to raise their awareness of products/servicesCustomers, Clients and Service Users available from local ethnic minority suppliers.• Ensure your marketing teams or policy makers are signed up to your organisation’s commitment to race equality.• Review your advertising and promotional material to ensure they reflect the diverse marketplace, both in the content and images used.• Consider including ethnic minorities in your focus groups and evaluation sessions for promotional or marketing campaigns.10 I Race for Opportunity (RfO) | Regional Factsheet
  • Regional Factsheet • Yorkshire and the Humber“Managing diversity is about removing barrierswithin the workplace for everyone in our society.When businesses truly embrace this concept, thebenefits are huge – a culture where all employeescan perform to the best of their ability, access toa wider talent pool, better decision making andthe ability to identify new routes to market. Anenlightened approach to diversity is becomingbusiness-critical.”Liz Needleman, Regional Director, Yorkshire and the HumberContact details:44-60 Richardshaw LanePudseyLeedsLS28 7URTel : 0113 205 8200AcknowledgementsThis publication has been made possible through funding from the Department forLocal Communities and Government (DCLG) Tackling Race Inequalities Fund (TRIF)11 I Race for Opportunity (RfO) | Regional Factsheet
  • Race for Opportunity Members 2010Accenture Education Leeds Northumbrian WaterAddecco English Partnerships North West Development AgencyAddleshaw Goddard LLP Enterprise Rent-A-Car Nottingham Trent UniversityAdvantage West Midlands Environment Agency OCS GroupAmerican Express PLC Ernst & Young LLP OfComArriva plc Eversheds Office of Fair TradingASDA Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Office of National StatisticsAston Carter FSA One NorthEastAvon & Somerset Constabulary Fujitsu Services Open UniversityAvon Fire Brigade GlaxoSmithKline Orange PCSB&Q Goldman Sachs International OTC Computing LtdBaker & McKenzie Government Office For The North West Pearson plcBank of England Google Pertemps Recruitment PartnershipsBarclays Bank PLC Guardian Media Group PricewaterhouseCoopersBBC Healthcare Commission Procter & GambleBDO Stoy Hayward Herbert Smith Provident FinancialBIS (Department for Business, Home Office PrudentialInnovation & Skills) HM Revenue & Customs Rolls-Royce Military Aero EnginesBiotechnology & Biological Science HM Treasury Royal Air ForceResearch Council HSBC Bank Plc Royal Bank of Scotland GroupBirmingham City University IBM UK Ltd Royal NavyBP International John Lewis Partnership Sainsbury’s Supermarkets LtdBritannia Building Society JP Morgan SantanderBritish Airways KPMG Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA)British Army Law Society England and Wales Severn TrentBritish Energy Learning & Skills Council Sheffield Hallam UniversityBritish Library Legal & General Investment Mgmt Shell Companies in the UKBristol City Council Leicestershire Constabulary Simmons & SimmonsBT Linklaters Slaughter & MayBUPA Lloyds Banking Group SodexhoCapgemini London 2012 State Street CorporationCapital One London Ambulance The Insolvency ServiceCentrica London Borough of Brent Thomson ReutersCisco Lovells Transport for LondonCiti Marks & Spencer plc UBS Investment BankCitizens Advice McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd University of BradfordCommunities & Local Government Merrill Lynch Europe University of BristolCo-operative Financial Services plc Metropolitan Police University of Central LancashireCo-operative (The) Michael Page Financial Services University of DurhamCredit Suisse Midcounties Co-operative (The) University of TeessideCummins Engine Company Ltd Midlands Heart University of West of EnglandDeloitte LLP Ministry of Defence Unum ProvidentDepartment for Children, Schools Ministry of Justice Vodafone Ltdand Families MITIE Welsh Assembly GovernmentDepartment for Environment, MDPGA (MoD Police & Guarding Agency) West Midlands PoliceFood & Rural Affairs Morgan Stanley International Ltd Westminster City CouncilDepartment for Work and Pensions National Grid WPPDepartment of Health National Museum of Science and Industry Wragge & CoDerby College National Portrait GalleryDeutsche Bank Nationwide Building SocietyEast of England Development Agency Network Rail Champion Members are in BOLDEDF Energy NHS Employers List of RfO Members 08/03/201012 I Race for Opportunity (RfO) | Regional Factsheet
  • Race for Opportunity Board MembersMITIE Appointment CommissionMs Ruby McGregor-Smith Ms Anne WattsCEO and Chair RfO CBE, ChairASDA ParadoesMs Sarah Dickins Mr Denys RaynerRetail People Director CEOBarclays Bank PLC Pertemps People ManagementMr Vivek Ramachandran Ms Carmen Watson,Head of UK Cash and Trade Managing Director - Commercial DivisionBritish Army RoastColonel Mark Abraham Mr Iqbal WahhabAssistant Director Employment CEOBT Sainsbury’s Supermarkets LtdMr Ray Lerclerq Mr Jat SahotaChief Financial Officer, Global Services Head of Corporate ResponsibilityEDF Energy Shell Companies in the UKMr Patrick Clarke Mr James Smith,Director of Connections ChairmanKPMG The Royal Bank of Scotland GroupMs Michelle Quest Mr Ron TeerlinkHead of People for the UK Chief Administrative OfficerDepartment of Health Transport for LondonMr Surinder Sharma Mr Andrew QuinceyNational Director for Director of Group ProcurementEquality & Human RightsFor further information on the Race for Opportunity campaign.Please visit www.raceforopportunity.org.uk or telephone 020 7566 8661 Business in the Community -- mobilising business for good. Business in the Community mobilising business for good. Business in the Community Business in the Community We inspire, engage, support and challenge We inspire, engage, support and challenge 137 Shepherdess Walk 137 Shepherdess Walk companies on responsible business, working companies on responsible business, working London N1 7RQ London N1 7RQ through four areas: Marketplace, Workplace, through four areas: Marketplace, Workplace, T +44 (0) 20 7566 8650 T +44 (0) 20 7566 8650 Environment and Community. With more than Environment and Community. With more than F +44 (0) 20 7253 1877 F +44 (0) 20 7253 1877 850 companies in membership, we represent 1 in 5 850 companies in membership, we represent 1 in 5 E information@bitc.org.uk E information@bitc.org.uk of the UK private sector workforce and convene a of the UK private sector workforce and convene a Registered Detailsopportunity nowRace for Opportunity network of global partners. network of global partners. October 2008London N1 7RQ. October 2008 137 Shepherdess Walk, Telephone: 020 7566 8650 Registered Charity No: 297716.is part of Business Business www.opportunitynow.org.uk www.bitc.org.uk Company Limited by Guarantee No: 1619253in the Community Community information@bitc.org.uk opportunitynow@bitc.org.ukdesigned for Opportunity March 2010 | designt: 01323 471050© Race and produced by scs marketing ltd and print 471050designed and produced by scs marketing ltd || t: 01323 OSCCreativeProduct code: 01RfO000436Product code: 01OPP000435Product code: 01OPP000435