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List of English districts by ethnic diversity
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List of English districts by ethnic diversity

This is a list of districts of England in order of ethnic diversity (Census 2001).

Of the first 20 districts in the list, only four (Slough, Leicester, Birmingham and Luton) are not London boroughs.

See also List of English districts by population - List of English districts by area.

Table of contents
1 1-100
2 101-200
3 201-300
4 301-354

1-100

Rank District White
%
S.Asian
%
Afro-Carib
%
Chinese &
other %
1 Newham 39.4 32.5 21.6 1.0
2 Brent 45.3 27.7 19.9 1.1
3 Tower Hamlets 51.4 36.6 6.5 1.8
4 Ealing 58.7 24.5 8.8 1.2
5 Harrow 58.8 29.6 6.1 1.2
6 Hackney 59.4 8.6 24.7 1.2
7 Lambeth 62.4 4.6 25.8 1.3
8 Southwark 63.0 4.1 25.9 1.8
9 Redbridge 63.5 25.0 7.6 0.8
10 Slough 63.7 27.9 5.1 0.3
11 Leicester 63.9 29.9 3.1 0.5
12 Waltham Forest 64.5 14.8 15.4 0.7
13 Hounslow 64.9 24.7 4.4 0.9
14 Haringey 65.6 6.7 20.0 1.1
15 Lewisham 65.9 3.8 23.4 1.4
16 Croydon 70.2 11.3 13.3 0.7
17 Birmingham 70.4 19.5 6.1 0.5
18 Luton 71.9 18.3 6.3 0.6
19 Camden 73.2 10.4 8.3 1.8
20 Westminster 73.2 8.9 7.4 2.2
21 Barnet 74.0 12.3 6.0 2.0
22 Merton 75.0 11.1 7.8 1.3
23 Islington 75.4 5.4 11.9 1.7
24 Enfield 77.1 7.8 10.5 0.7
25 Greenwich 77.1 6.8 11.1 1.2
26 Wolverhampton 77.8 14.3 4.6 0.4
27 Hammersmith and Fulham 77.8 4.4 11.1 0.8
28 Blackburn with Darwen 77.9 20.6 0.2 0.1
29 Wandsworth 78.0 6.9 9.6 0.9
30 Bradford 78.3 18.9 0.9 0.2
31 Kensington and Chelsea 78.6 4.9 7.0 1.6
32 Hillingdon 79.1 13.6 3.3 0.8
33 Sandwell 79.7 14.0 3.8 0.2
34 Manchester 81.0 9.1 4.5 1.3
35 Coventry 84.0 11.3 1.8 0.7
36 Oadby and Wigston 84.0 13.3 0.9 0.5
37 Kingston upon Thames 84.5 7.8 1.6 1.4
38 City of London 84.6 6.8 2.6 2.0
39 Nottingham 84.9 6.5 4.3 0.6
40 Pendle 84.9 14.1 0.1 0.1
41 Barking and Dagenham 85.2 5.1 7.0 0.5
42 Preston 85.5 11.6 0.9 0.4
43 Kirklees 85.6 11.4 1.4 0.2
44 Watford 86.0 8.2 2.7 0.6
45 Oldham 86.1 11.9 0.6 0.2
46 Walsall 86.4 10.4 1.4 0.2
47 Reading 86.8 5.2 4.1 0.7
48 Bedford 87.0 7.7 2.6 0.4
49 Oxford 87.1 4.8 2.5 1.8
50 Derby 87.4 8.4 1.8 0.4
51 Wycombe 87.9 7.5 2.4 0.3
52 Crawley 88.5 8.3 1.1 0.3
53 Rochdale 88.6 9.8 0.3 0.2
54 Bolton 89.0 9.1 0.6 0.2
55 Sutton 89.2 4.7 2.6 0.7
56 Cambridge 89.4 3.8 1.3 2.1
57 Gravesham 89.5 8.2 0.6 0.3
58 Peterborough 89.7 7.0 1.2 0.3
59 Milton Keynes 90.7 3.7 2.4 0.9
60 Wellingborough 90.8 4.5 2.5 0.2
61 Richmond upon Thames 91.0 3.9 0.9 0.8
62 Sheffield 91.2 4.6 1.8 0.4
63 Woking 91.3 5.8 0.5 0.5
64 Epsom and Ewell 91.3 3.8 0.9 0.9
65 Bexley 91.4 3.4 2.9 0.7
66 Bromley 91.6 2.6 2.9 0.6
67 Northampton 91.6 3.3 2.4 0.7
68 Trafford 91.6 4.0 2.0 0.5
69 Charnwood 91.7 6.0 0.4 0.7
70 Hyndburn 91.7 7.4 0.1 0.1
71 Burnley 91.8 7.2 0.1 0.1
72 Bristol 91.8 2.9 2.3 0.6
73 Leeds 91.8 4.5 1.4 0.5
74 Three Rivers 92.3 4.7 1.0 0.5
75 Southampton 92.4 3.8 1.0 0.8
76 Windsor and Maidenhead 92.4 4.6 0.5 0.5
77 Hertsmere 92.5 3.3 1.4 0.7
78 Gloucester 92.5 2.8 2.3 0.3
79 Warwick 92.9 4.7 0.5 0.4
80 Calderdale 93.0 5.7 0.2 0.1
81 St Albans 93.1 3.3 1.0 0.5
82 Newcastle upon Tyne 93.1 4.4 0.4 0.7
83 North Hertfordshire 93.2 3.5 1.3 0.4
84 South Bucks 93.4 4.0 0.4 0.5
85 Ipswich 93.4 1.8 1.8 0.4
86 Welwyn Hatfield 93.7 2.3 1.4 0.8
87 Dudley 93.7 4.0 1.0 0.2
88 Middlesbrough 93.7 4.6 0.4 0.2
89 Bury 93.9 4.0 0.5 0.3
90 Wokingham 93.9 3.1 0.9 0.5
91 East Staffordshire 93.9 4.3 0.6 0.2
92 Forest Heath 93.9 0.6 1.9 0.1
93 Rugby 94.0 3.5 1.0 0.3
94 Elmbridge 94.0 2.3 0.4 0.6
95 Aylesbury Vale 94.1 3.1 1.0 0.3
96 Brighton and Hove 94.3 1.8 0.8 0.5
97 Blaby 94.3 3.8 0.5 0.4
98 Spelthorne 94.3 2.8 0.6 0.4
99 Liverpool 94.3 1.1 1.2 1.2
100 Dartford 94.5 2.7 0.9 0.5

101-200

Rank District White
%
S.Asian
%
Afro-Carib
%
Chinese &
other %
101 Tameside 94.6 4.0 0.3 0.3
102 Stevenage 94.6 2.1 1.2 0.4
103 Solihull 94.6 2.5 0.9 0.3
104 Medway 94.6 2.9 0.7 0.4
105 Portsmouth 94.7 2.4 0.5 0.9
106 Telford and Wrekin 94.8 2.9 0.6 0.3
107 Stoke-on-Trent 94.8 3.5 0.4 0.2
108 Redditch 94.8 2.7 0.8 0.2
109 Harlow 94.9 1.6 1.0 0.9
110 Reigate and Banstead 95.0 2.2 0.9 0.4
111 Runnymede 95.0 1.9 0.5 0.7
112 Bracknell Forest 95.1 1.9 1.0 0.4
113 Nuneaton and Bedworth 95.1 3.8 0.3 0.1
114 Epping Forest 95.1 2.4 0.8 0.4
115 Havering 95.2 1.8 1.4 0.4
116 Swindon 95.2 2.1 0.7 0.4
117 Thurrock 95.3 2.0 1.2 0.4
118 Surrey Heath 95.4 2.1 0.4 0.4
119 Dacorum 95.4 2.1 0.7 0.4
120 Chiltern 95.5 2.5 0.3 0.3
121 Broxtowe 95.5 2.0 0.6 0.8
122 Rushmoor 95.6 1.8 0.6 0.6
123 Stockport 95.7 2.1 0.4 0.5
124 Southend-on-Sea 95.8 1.7 0.7 0.5
125 Guildford 95.9 1.4 0.6 0.6
126 Rushcliffe 95.9 2.1 0.5 0.3
127 Cherwell 96.1 1.6 0.5 0.3
128 Broxbourne 96.1 1.2 1.2 0.3
129 Salford 96.1 1.4 0.6 0.6
130 Rossendale 96.2 3.1 0.1 0.2
131 Gedling 96.2 1.4 1.0 0.3
132 Colchester 96.2 1.2 0.5 0.5
133 Brentwood 96.4 1.4 0.5 0.4
134 Worcester 96.5 2.0 0.3 0.3
135 Basingstoke and Deane 96.6 1.2 0.6 0.3
136 Eastbourne 96.6 1.0 0.4 0.5
137 Canterbury 96.6 1.0 0.5 0.5
138 Cheltenham 96.7 1.4 0.3 0.5
139 Bournemouth 96.7 0.7 0.4 0.4
140 Kettering 96.7 1.7 0.4 0.3
141 Chelmsford 96.7 1.1 0.6 0.4
142 Norwich 96.8 0.9 0.4 0.4
143 Rotherham 96.9 2.2 0.2 0.1
144 Basildon 96.9 1.0 0.7 0.3
145 South Bedfordshire 96.9 1.0 0.6 0.3
146 Tandridge 96.9 1.0 0.5 0.4
147 Hastings 97.0 0.7 0.5 0.2
148 South Cambridgeshire 97.1 0.9 0.4 0.4
149 East Hertfordshire 97.1 0.9 0.4 0.4
150 Huntingdonshire 97.2 0.9 0.5 0.2
151 Worthing 97.2 0.9 0.3 0.3
152 Bath and North East Somerset 97.2 0.5 0.5 0.5
153 South Derbyshire 97.2 1.6 0.2 0.2
154 Stockton-on-Tees 97.2 1.7 0.1 0.2
155 South Tyneside 97.3 1.6 0.2 0.1
156 Shepway 97.3 1.5 0.2 0.2
157 Maidstone 97.3 1.1 0.3 0.3
158 Mid Sussex 97.4 0.9 0.3 0.3
159 West Berkshire 97.4 0.7 0.5 0.3
160 Waverley 97.4 0.7 0.3 0.4
161 Stafford 97.4 1.0 0.5 0.2
162 Eastleigh 97.4 1.2 0.2 0.4
163 Mole Valley 97.4 0.9 0.2 0.3
164 Adur 97.5 0.8 0.3 0.2
165 Tunbridge Wells 97.5 0.6 0.3 0.4
166 North Lincolnshire 97.5 1.6 0.2 0.2
167 Ashford 97.6 0.7 0.4 0.2
168 Mid Bedfordshire 97.6 0.7 0.3 0.3
169 Vale of White Horse 97.6 0.7 0.2 0.4
170 South Gloucestershire 97.6 0.7 0.4 0.3
171 Exeter 97.6 0.7 0.2 0.3
172 Durham 97.7 0.7 0.2 0.4
173 Hull 97.7 0.8 0.4 0.3
174 Thanet 97.7 0.6 0.3 0.3
175 Hart 97.7 0.8 0.3 0.3
176 Doncaster 97.7 1.1 0.4 0.2
177 Wakefield 97.7 1.4 0.1 0.2
178 Lincoln 97.8 0.7 0.3 0.3
179 Horsham 97.8 0.6 0.3 0.2
180 Lancaster 97.8 0.7 0.2 0.4
181 Winchester 97.8 0.7 0.3 0.3
182 York 97.8 0.8 0.2 0.4
183 Bromsgrove 97.8 0.7 0.3 0.2
184 Darlington 97.9 0.9 0.2 0.2
185 Harborough 97.9 1.0 0.2 0.2
186 Warrington 97.9 0.8 0.2 0.4
187 East Cambridgeshire 97.9 0.5 0.3 0.4
188 Chorley 97.9 0.8 0.3 0.3
189 Lewes 97.9 0.6 0.2 0.3
190 South Oxfordshire 97.9 0.6 0.3 0.2
191 Test Valley 97.9 0.7 0.2 0.3
192 Hinckley and Bosworth 97.9 1.1 0.1 0.2
193 Sevenoaks 98.0 0.6 0.2 0.2
194 Newcastle-under-Lyme 98.0 0.8 0.2 0.3
195 Crewe and Nantwich 98.0 0.5 0.3 0.3
196 Daventry 98.0 0.7 0.3 0.2
197 South Ribble 98.0 0.8 0.2 0.3
198 St Edmundsbury 98.0 0.5 0.3 0.2
199 South Staffordshire 98.0 0.9 0.3 0.1
200 Chester 98.0 0.7 0.2 0.2

201-300

Rank District White
%
S.Asian
%
Afro-Carib
%
Chinese &
other %
201 Erewash 98.1 0.7 0.4 0.1
202 Macclesfield 98.1 0.7 0.2 0.3
203 North Tyneside 98.1 0.8 0.2 0.4
204 Tamworth 98.1 0.5 0.5 0.1
205 Rother 98.1 0.4 0.2 0.2
206 Castle Morpeth 98.1 0.9 0.1 0.3
207 Chesterfield 98.1 0.6 0.3 0.2
208 Sunderland 98.1 1.0 0.1 0.2
209 Lichfield 98.1 0.8 0.3 0.2
210 Swale 98.1 0.6 0.3 0.2
211 Rutland 98.1 0.4 0.3 0.3
212 Suffolk Coastal 98.1 0.4 0.2 0.3
213 West Wiltshire 98.1 0.3 0.5 0.2
214 Castle Point 98.2 0.7 0.2 0.2
215 Wyre Forest 98.2 0.8 0.1 0.1
216 Uttlesford 98.2 0.5 0.2 0.2
217 Braintree 98.2 0.5 0.3 0.2
218 Poole 98.2 0.5 0.2 0.2
219 North Wiltshire 98.2 0.4 0.3 0.2
220 Richmondshire 98.2 0.9 0.1 0.1
221 East Northamptonshire 98.3 0.4 0.3 0.2
222 Fareham 98.3 0.5 0.1 0.3
223 Tonbridge and Malling 98.3 0.5 0.1 0.2
224 Wealden 98.3 0.4 0.2 0.3
225 Wirral 98.3 0.4 0.2 0.4
226 Rochford 98.3 0.5 0.2 0.2
227 Mansfield 98.3 0.6 0.2 0.2
228 Corby 98.3 0.6 0.3 0.1
229 Gosport 98.3 0.5 0.2 0.2
230 East Hampshire 98.3 0.4 0.2 0.2
231 Plymouth 98.4 0.3 0.2 0.3
232 Chichester 98.4 0.3 0.2 0.3
233 South Northamptonshire 98.4 0.5 0.2 0.1
234 West Oxfordshire 98.4 0.4 0.2 0.2
235 Shrewsbury and Atcham 98.4 0.4 0.1 0.4
236 Gateshead 98.4 0.7 0.2 0.2
237 Ribble Valley 98.4 0.8 0.1 0.2
238 Blackpool 98.4 0.5 0.2 0.3
239 Knowsley 98.4 0.2 0.2 0.2
240 South Kesteven 98.4 0.5 0.2 0.3
241 Sefton 98.4 0.4 0.2 0.3
242 Taunton Deane 98.4 0.4 0.2 0.3
243 Harrogate 98.4 0.2 0.2 0.3
244 Weymouth and Portland 98.5 0.2 0.4 0.2
245 Boston 98.5 0.5 0.2 0.3
246 Arun 98.5 0.4 0.2 0.2
247 West Lancashire 98.5 0.4 0.1 0.2
248 Dover 98.5 0.4 0.2 0.2
249 Breckland 98.5 0.2 0.3 0.1
250 Newark and Sherwood 98.5 0.3 0.3 0.2
251 Craven 98.5 0.7 0.1 0.2
252 Bassetlaw 98.5 0.5 0.3 0.1
253 Havant 98.5 0.4 0.1 0.2
254 Fylde 98.6 0.4 0.1 0.2
255 Malvern Hills 98.6 0.2 0.1 0.4
256 North East Lincolnshire 98.6 0.5 0.2 0.2
257 Fenland 98.6 0.4 0.2 0.2
258 Kennet 98.6 0.2 0.2 0.2
259 Tewkesbury 98.6 0.5 0.1 0.1
260 Maldon 98.6 0.4 0.2 0.2
261 North Somerset 98.6 0.3 0.1 0.2
262 North Dorset 98.6 0.4 0.1 0.2
263 Great Yarmouth 98.6 0.4 0.2 0.1
264 Cannock Chase 98.6 0.5 0.2 0.2
265 North Warwickshire 98.6 0.5 0.2 0.1
266 King's Lynn and West Norfolk 98.7 0.3 0.2 0.2
267 Tendring 98.7 0.3 0.2 0.2
268 Stroud 98.7 0.3 0.2 0.2
269 West Dorset 98.7 0.2 0.1 0.3
270 Salisbury 98.7 0.3 0.1 0.2
271 Isle of Wight 98.7 0.3 0.2 0.1
272 Stratford-on-Avon 98.7 0.4 0.1 0.2
273 Carrick 98.7 0.3 0.2 0.2
274 Wigan 98.7 0.4 0.2 0.2
275 Babergh 98.7 0.3 0.2 0.1
276 High Peak 98.7 0.2 0.2 0.2
277 Waveney 98.8 0.2 0.2 0.2
278 Melton 98.8 0.5 0.1 0.1
279 Torbay 98.8 0.3 0.1 0.2
280 Vale Royal 98.8 0.3 0.1 0.3
281 Ellesmere Port and Neston 98.8 0.3 0.1 0.3
282 North West Leicestershire 98.8 0.4 0.1 0.1
283 East Riding of Yorkshire 98.8 0.5 0.1 0.1
284 Halton 98.8 0.2 0.1 0.2
285 Cotswold 98.8 0.2 0.1 0.2
286 Wychavon 98.8 0.3 0.1 0.1
287 Purbeck 98.8 0.1 0.1 0.2
288 Hartlepool 98.8 0.6 0.1 0.1
289 Mendip 98.8 0.2 0.1 0.2
290 St Helens 98.8 0.4 0.1 0.2
291 Congleton 98.8 0.3 0.1 0.3
292 Broadland 98.8 0.3 0.1 0.2
293 South Holland 98.8 0.3 0.2 0.2
294 Wyre 98.9 0.4 0.1 0.2
295 New Forest 98.9 0.2 0.1 0.2
296 Oswestry 98.9 0.3 0.1 0.3
297 South Somerset 98.9 0.2 0.1 0.2
298 North Shropshire 98.9 0.3 0.1 0.2
299 North East Derbyshire 98.9 0.3 0.1 0.2
300 South Norfolk 98.9 0.2 0.1 0.2

301-354

Rank District White
%
S.Asian
%
Afro-Carib
%
Chinese &
other %
301 Sedgemoor 98.9 0.3 0.1 0.1
302 North Kesteven 98.9 0.3 0.2 0.1
303 Christchurch 98.9 0.3 0.1 0.2
304 Penwith 98.9 0.2 0.1 0.1
305 Restormel 98.9 0.2 0.2 0.1
306 Ashfield 98.9 0.3 0.2 0.1
307 Redcar and Cleveland 98.9 0.5 0.1 0.1
308 Wansbeck 99.0 0.6 0.1 0.1
309 East Lindsey 99.0 0.3 0.1 0.1
310 East Dorset 99.0 0.2 0.1 0.1
311 Teignbridge 99.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
312 Mid Suffolk 99.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
313 Chester-le-Street 99.0 0.3 0.0 0.3
314 Torridge 99.0 0.1 0.1 0.3
315 West Lindsey 99.0 0.2 0.2 0.1
316 Scarborough 99.0 0.2 0.1 0.2
317 Blyth Valley 99.0 0.4 0.1 0.1
318 North Devon 99.0 0.2 0.1 0.1
319 Amber Valley 99.1 0.3 0.1 0.1
320 Forest of Dean 99.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
321 Derbyshire Dales 99.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
322 Barnsley 99.1 0.3 0.1 0.1
323 South Hams 99.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
324 Herefordshire 99.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
325 Kerrier 99.1 0.2 0.2 0.1
326 South Shropshire 99.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
327 Bridgnorth 99.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
328 West Devon 99.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
329 Carlisle 99.1 0.3 0.1 0.2
330 North Cornwall 99.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
331 Bolsover 99.1 0.3 0.1 0.1
332 Teesdale 99.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
333 Wear Valley 99.2 0.3 0.1 0.1
334 West Somerset 99.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
335 South Lakeland 99.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
336 Mid Devon 99.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
337 Barrow-in-Furness 99.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
338 North Norfolk 99.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
339 Staffordshire Moorlands 99.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
340 Easington 99.2 0.4 0.0 0.1
341 Hambleton 99.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
342 East Devon 99.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
343 Caradon 99.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
344 Copeland 99.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
345 Selby 99.3 0.1 0.1 0.2
346 Tynedale 99.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
347 Sedgefield 99.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
348 Derwentside 99.4 0.2 0.0 0.1
349 Ryedale 99.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
350 Allerdale 99.4 0.1 0.0 0.1
351 Eden 99.6 0.1 0.0 0.1
352 Isles of Scilly 99.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
353 Berwick upon Tweed 99.6 0.1 0.0 0.1
354 Alnwick 99.6 0.1 0.0 0.1