Download brapCensus2011 (523.06 kB)
Key data from the 2011 Census is in, showing the proportion of people self-identifying as ‘White British’ in England and Wales has fallen from 87.0% in 2001 to 80.5% in 2011. Other key headline figures include:
- the largest non-White ethnic group in England and Wales is ‘Indian’, comprising 2.5% of the population. In Birmingham it's ‘Pakistani’, comprising 13.5% of the population
- in England and Wales, the number of people declaring ‘No religion’ has jumped from 14.6% in 2001 to 25.1% in 201
- the number of Muslims has grown from 3.1% of the population to 4.8%
- in Birmingham the number of Christians fell from 59.1% to 46.1%. The number of Muslims increased from 14.3% to 21.9%
For more information, download the report above or go to the Office for National Statistics website.