Data reports – Ethnicity UK
All-Party Parliamentary Group / Investing in Ethnicity Matrix (2023)
- Companies progress and commitment on the ethnicity agenda
- Three-quarters of organisations externally report their ethnicity plan annually. From 53% in 2021 to 76% in 2022, representing a 23 percentage point increase. Organisations that are publicly reporting on the progress of their ethnicity plan to stakeholders has increased by just under a quarter, from 53% in 2021 to 76% in 2022.
- Internal reporting has increased with 71% of organisations cross referencing breakdown by levels. This is an increase from 53% in 2021. 63% of organisations use data on ethnicity to monitor early careers. 54% are now publishing their Ethnicity Pay Gap figures, which is up by a quarter since 2021.
Parker Review (2022)
- Showcases board level representation in UK – from page 22
- At the end of 2021, 89 FTSE 100 companies had at least one person from a minority ethnic group on its Board.
- 333 companies within the FTSE 350 have or have not met the Parker Review target of one director from a minority ethnic group on their Board
- There are only eight minority ethnic Chairs in the FTSE 350 (three in the FTSE 100 and five in the FTSE 250) and 22 minority ethnic CEOs (six in the FTSE 100 and 16 in the FTSE 250)
Government (2022) census
- Shows employment rate per ethnicity
- 75% of people aged 16 to 64 in England, Scotland and Wales were employed in 2021
- 82% of people from the ‘white other’ ethnic group were employed – the highest rate out of all ethnic groups
- 58% of people from the combined Pakistani and Bangladeshi ethnic group were employed – the lowest rate out of all ethnic groups
Race at Work (2021)
- Report based on experiences from all employees from companies in the UK
- 41% of employees comfortable talking about race
- In 2021, 29% of Black and 27% of Asian employees say that they have witnessed or experienced bullying and harassment from their managers and 38% of Black, 29% of Asian and 27% of Mixed Race employees say that they have witnessed or experienced bullying and harassment from customers, clients and service user
McKinsey Improving lives and livelihood for ethnic minorities in the UK
- The labour workforce shows the biggest difference between white and ethnic minority women, at 76 and 62 percent respectively