Category Charts & Tables

EU Settlement Scheme

By the end of June 2021, 44,230 people had applied to the EU Settlement Scheme across Grampian. As of September 2021, decisions had been made on 92% of applications in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire, and 90% of applications in Moray.…

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Prejudice & Hate Crime

Full overviews for each year from 2015 to 2021, can be found on GREC’s Research Page. Broadly speaking, levels of prejudice and hate crime have been increasing across Grampian, with around two-thirds motivated by racism, a quarter by homophobia, and…

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General Health

As shown below, the general health of ‘non-white’ ethnic minorities tends to be better than for ‘white’ people in Grampian and across Scotland as a whole. This likely relates to different age profiles, as shown above. Separate data was not…

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Age Distribution

For the Grampian region in the 2011 Census, the largest age group for both ‘non-white’ and European ethnic minorities was 25-34, and there were very few ethnic minority people of retirement age or older. This is significant for health, as…

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Attendance, Absence & Exclusion from School

In Aberdeen City in 2020-21, 33% of pupils were from an ethnic minority background. In Aberdeenshire the figure was 11%, in Moray it was 9%, and the Scottish average was 15%. Attendance figures was broadly similar for ethnic minority and…

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Ethnicity: Pupil Census Data

The annual pupil census records data for Scottish schools, providing more precise figures than the ONS population estimates, if only for children and young people. As shown below, schools in Aberdeenshire and Moray have smaller proportions of ethnic minority pupils…

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Areas of Multiple Deprivation

Generally speaking, Grampian is an affluent part of Scotland. In the 2020 Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD), the Midstocket area of Aberdeen ranked the second least deprived in Scotland, and 116 areas in Grampian fell into the least deprived…

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Tenancy

Similar to the pattern across Scotland, ethnic minorities in Grampian lived with less secure tenure than Scottish/British people. On average, four times more ethnic minority people rent from private landlords than Scottish/British people, and even in Aberdeenshire, where home ownership…

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Homelessness

2018-19 is the most recent data available for homelessness applications by local authority and ethnicity, and even during this period, recording of ethnicity data seems patchy (see charts below). Ethnicity of Homelessness Applicants by Local Authority, 2018-19

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Employment Rates by Ethnicity: 2011

Including people who were employed or self-employed.   Aberdeen City Aberdeenshire Moray Grampian Scotland Scottish/British 78.8 % 83.4 % 80.4 % 81.2 % 75.3 % Ethnic Minority* 66.5 % 79.1 % 72.9% 70.4 % 62.3 % * Includes ‘colour coded’…

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