The stability of ethnic group and religion in the Censuses of England and Wales 2001-2011

Simpson, L., Jivraj, S. & Warren, J. (2014) CoDE Working Paper March 2014. [ONS LS]

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When a change in a population is recorded, for example a decrease in long-term limiting illness of the Caribbean group, or an increase in the part-time employment of Bangladeshi men, these comparisons are fair and accurate as descriptions of how the group is different at two points in time.

This report digs a little deeper and asks the extent to which such change can occur because an ethnic group or religious group is made up of different people, rather than the same people having changed their characteristics.

This report is intended to answer the most urgent practical questions for analysts of ethnicity and of religion from the censuses. ...

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