Ethnic Facts

-- Posted: 22nd January 2015 -- By: mans

Here are some interesting facts about the ethnic marketplace:

  • By 2026, estimated that 25% of UK population will be ethnic
  • Ethnic groups account for 13% of UK population, over 8m people (2011 Census)
  • Ethnic population expected to double by 2045
  • 1 in 4 babies has a mother born outside of UK
  • Top 5 countries for recent immigration are; Lithuania, Poland, Romania, China and the Philippines
  • Africans are fastest growing ethnic group in England and Wales
  • People from Chinese and Arabic backgrounds are most likely of all to be in tertiary education
  • 77% of British Asians feel that mainstream advertising has no relevance to them
  • Asians have highest rates of internet usage, broadband penetration and PC usage
  • 50% of Asian viewing is on Asian channels
  • 1 in 5 students are of ethnic descent
  • 92% of the UK speak English as their first language
  • Polish is largest language group behind English
  • The 500,000 Polish speakers represent 13% of all people with a non-English main language.