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The demographic characteristics of people from minority ethnic groups in Britain

David Owen

in Explaining ethnic differences

Published by Policy Press

Published in print July 2003 | ISBN: 9781861344670
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302261 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0003
The demographic characteristics of people from minority ethnic groups in Britain

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This chapter analyses the demographic characteristics of people from minority ethnic groups in Britain. It describes the growth of the minority population, the current ethnic profile of the British population, and the geographical distribution of minority ethnic groups. The chapter also discusses the evolution of the minority-ethnic-group population and the demographic trends underlying the continued growth in the minority population over the medium term.

Keywords: minority ethnic groups; demographic characteristics; Great Britain; population; geographical distribution; demographic trends

Chapter.  10960 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Race and Ethnicity

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