Summary: Ethnicity and Rural and Environment
- In 2011, households where the Household Reference Person (HRP) was from a minority ethnic group were more likely to be in urban areas in Scotland.
- The vast majority of 'African' households were in large urban areas (85 per cent) compared to only 40 per cent of all households.
- 'White: Scottish', 'White: Gypsy/Traveller' and 'White: Other British' had relatively high proportions of households in rural areas.
Source: Analysis of Equality Results from the 2011 Census (2014)
- 0.8% of the population in rural areas were from an ethnic minority background compared with 4% of the population in urban areas.
Source: Annual Population Survey Jan-Dec 2010
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