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Sikh identity, England and Wales, 15 December 2023

ONS has published bespoke analysis on people who identified as Sikh using 2021 Census data. Topics include:

  • Sikh identity through the religion and ethnic group questions

  • housing

  • health

  • education

  • cultural identity

ONS has also updated its Ethnicity, national identity, language and religion data and analysis webpage with a list of 2021 Census 2021 data, tools and analysis of people who identified as Sikh using the religion question (this covers 99.7 per cent of all people who identified as Sikh).

Other bespoke analysis publications that have been published cover:

Cornish identity, England and Wales, 8 December 2023

ONS has published bespoke analysis on Cornish identity using 2021 Census data. 

This article includes statistics about Cornish identity in England and Wales, covering topics such as:

  • age 

  • health 

  • employment and occupation 

  • housing and accommodation characteristics 

Population estimates by marital status and living arrangements, England and Wales in 2022, 25 January 2024

ONS has published annual population estimates by marital status and living arrangements.  These include the latest data for 2021 and 2022 and revised estimates for 2012 to 2020 to incorporate rebased mid-year population estimates to align with the 2021 Census. The release includes estimates of people who are: 

  • married

  • civil partnered

  • divorced or widowed

  • cohabiting (not in a marriage or civil partnership)

What role does ethnicity and disability play in understanding unemployment?

Estimated unemployment rates were, at the time of the 2021 Census, up to 17.2 per cent for some groups and as low as 2.9 per cent for others, depending on ethnicity and disability status.

ONS’s interactive analysis of the 2021 Census data seeks to examine how unemployment rates vary at the intersection of ethnicity and disability. The analysis shows that disabled adults were more likely to be unemployed that non-disabled adults, but disabled adults who identified as “White: English, Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish or British" were less likely to be unemployed than non-disabled adults from 13 other ethnic groups.

Population Statistics releases on ageing and life expectancy, 11 January 2024

ONS has released related data and analyses on life expectancy and estimates of the very old. The releases cover:

National life tables – life expectancy in the UK: 2020 to 2022: This bulletin shows trends in period life expectancy by age and sex for the UK and the constituent countries, reflecting increased mortality in 2020-2022 during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. This includes

  • estimates of life expectancy at birth in the UK in 2020 to 2022 compared with 2017-2019 and

  • life expectancy at age 65 in the UK in 2020 to 2022 compared with 2017-2019.

Estimates of the very old, including centenarians, England and Wales: 2002 to 2022: This bulletin describes changes in the estimated size and age distribution of the 90 years and over population in England and Wales, over time. Comparisons are also made on the numbers and proportions of centenarians over the last two decades, in relation to historic birth patterns one hundred years ago.

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