Wealden District Council

Equality Monitoring Data - Job Applicants - 2016-17

This page shows the equality monitoring data we've collected to help analyse access to services/participation rates for people with different protected characteristics for the Human Resources service.

B. Information on Services and other functions: Human Resources

1. Access to services or participation rates for people with the different protected characteristics

The lists below show the breakdown of job applicants by protected characteristic:

  • race,
  • age,
  • marital status,
  • gender,
  • disability,
  • sexual orientation, and
  • religion and belief.

Distribution of race within Council job applicants

  • African: 1.78%
  • Any other Asian background: 0.59%
  • Any other black background: 0.30%
  • Any other ethnic group: 0.59%
  • Any other mixed background: 0.30% 
  • Any other white background:  1.18%
  • Bangladeshi: 0.30%
  • British: 80.47%  
  • Chinese: 1.18%
  • Indian: 0.89%
  • Irish: 0.89%
  • Not Stated: 0.89%
  • Pakistani: 0.89%
  • Prefer not to say: 1.18%
  • White and Asian: 1.18%
  • White and Black Caribbean: 0.30%
  • White other European: 6.80%

Distribution of age within Council job applicants

  • Age 21 or under: 5.62%
  • Age 22-35: 42.90%
  • Age 36-50: 29.88%
  • Age 51-64: 20.12%
  • Age 65+: 0.59%
  • Age Unknown: 0.89%

Distribution of marital status within Council job applicants

  • Civil partnership: 0.30%
  • Divorced: 4.44%
  • Married: 37.28%
  • Not specified: 2.07%
  • Partner/Co-habiting: 17.16%
  • Separated: 3.55%
  • Single: 32.54%
  • Widowed: 1.78%
  • Other: 0.89%

Distribution of gender within Council job applicants

  • Female: 51.18%
  • Male: 48.22%
  • Unspecified: 0.59%

Distribution of disability within Council job applicants

  • Not Disabled: 90.83%
  • Disabled: 4.14%
  • Unknown: 5.03%

Distribution of sexual orientation within Council job applicants

  • Bisexual: 2.37%
  • Declined to specify: 1.78%
  • Gay man: 1.18%
  • Heterosexual: 87.28%
  • Lesbian: 0.30%
  • Prefer not to comment: 6.21%
  • Undecided: 0.30%
  • Not Stated: 0.59%

Distribution of religion and belief within Council job applicants

  • Agnostic: 7.69%
  • Atheist: 9.76%
  • Buddhist - Hinayana: 0.30%
  • Christian - Orthodox: 1.18%
  • Christian - Protestant: 4.73%
  • Christian - Roman Catholic: 5.92%
  • Church of England: 25.15%
  • Hinduism: 0.59%
  • Islam - Sunni: 0.59%
  • Judaism/Jewish: 0.59%
  • Judaism - Orthodox: 0.30%
  • Muslim/Islam: 1.18%
  • No religion or belief: 29.88%
  • Not specified: 4.44%
  • Other: 0.59%
  • Other Christian: 1.78%
  • Prefer not to comment: 5.33%