2011 Census Briefing

Using detailed characteristics from the 2011 Census this briefing considers ethnicity, language and health.

Ethnicity by age

obs-blog-eth-age-1Different ethnic groups have very different age profiles. The mixed ethnic group has the youngest age profile, with 65.8% under 25 years of age. Of the South Asian ethnic groups, the Bangladeshi ethnic group has the youngest age profile – 42.2% are under 16 years of age and 57.4% under 24 years of age. In line with national trends the Irish ethnic group is the oldest in the District, with nearly 40% over 65 years of age.

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