London’s Poverty Profile

Ethnicity

Indicators with data available on Londoners' ethnic backgrounds

Key findings

41%

of Londoners are from BME backgrounds, compared to 10% in the rest of England.

At 39%

black pupils are least likely to achieve A*-C in English and Maths GCSEs, followed by pupils of White and Mixed Ethnicities (34%).

46%

of London employees of Bangladeshi and Pakistani ethnicity are paid below the London Living Wage, double the rate for White British employees.


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