Population and demographics

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Ethnicity and religion

Ethnicity

According to the Census 2011, the majority (66.6%) of Coventry's total population is White British, which includes English, Welsh, Scottish, and Northern Irish. This is notably lower than West Midlands region's figures (79.2%) and national figures (79.8%). It means that Coventry has a notably higher percentage of black and minor ethnic population (BME) compared to the national average. The second largest ethnic group in Coventry is Asian/Asian British (16.3%), followed by White Other, which includes White Irish, White Gypsy or Irish Traveller, and White Other White (7.2%).

Percentage of usual residents by ethnicity by ward (based on Census 2011)

Percentage of usual residents who are White by ward (based on Census 2011)

Percentage of usual residents who are White by MSOA (based on Census 2011)

Percentage of usual residents who are White by LSOA (based on Census 2011)

Religion

The Census 2011 shows that 53.7% of Coventry's population are Christian. The second largest group, at 23%, identifies as having no religion. Muslims form the third largest group at 7.5%.

Percentage of population by religion by ward (based on Census 2011)

Percentage of population who are Christian by ward (based on Census 2011)

Percentage of population who are Christian by MSOA (based on Census 2011)

Percentage of population who are Christian by LSOA (based on Census 2011)

Insight

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Coventry City Council
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Coventry
CV1 5RR

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