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%).
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%.