Changing ethnic and housing market structure of East London

Tim Butler, Chris Hamnett, Sadiq Mir and Mark Ramsden

in Ethnicity, class and aspiration

Published by Policy Press

Published in print February 2011 | ISBN: 9781847426512
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302223 | DOI:
Changing ethnic and housing market structure of East London

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This chapter describes the dramatic changes in the ethnic composition of London and East London, England, over the last 40 years. It explains that during this period, London change from a largely white mono-ethnic city to a multi-ethnic one, with a substantial minority ethnic population. During this period, the number of people from minority ethnic groups has grown in size and they have also moved outwards into suburban outer East London, often replacing older white residents in the process.

Keywords: ethnic composition; London; East London; England; multi-ethnic city; minority ethnic population; suburban

Chapter.  10601 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Race and Ethnicity

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