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Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 227951, tabled on 17 March 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many and what proportion of employees in his Department identify as (a) white or white British, (b) Asian or Asian British, (c) Black or Black British, (d) mixed or multiple ethnic group and (e) another ethnicity.

Answered on

24 March 2015

Table 1 gives the proportion of staff in each ethnic group in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. These proportions are statistical estimates derived from the 2014 Civil Service People Survey.

Table 1: Ethnicity of staff in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Ethnicity

Estimated Proportion

White or White British

77%

Asian or Asian British

5%

Black or Black British

5%

Mixed or multiple ethnic group

2%

Any Other Ethnicity

0%

Undeclared Ethnicity

10%

Source: Civil Service People Survey 2014

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills