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Explaining ethnic differencesChanging patterns of disadvantage in Britain$
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David Mason

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9781861344670

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.001.0001

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The demographic characteristics of people from minority ethnic groups in Britain

The demographic characteristics of people from minority ethnic groups in Britain

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(p.21) Three The demographic characteristics of people from minority ethnic groups in Britain
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Explaining ethnic differences
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David Owen

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0003

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

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