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The Representation of Sexual Orientation and Religion and Belief across the Council's Workforce for 2010-11

The information on this page shows the representation of sexual orientation and religion and belief within the Council's workforce.

Sexual orientation distribution within the Council's workforce:

  • Gay man: 0.6%
  • Lesbian: 0.6%
  • Bi-sexual: 0%
  • Heterosexual: 58.4%
  • Undecided: 0.2%
  • Prefer not to comment: 5%
  • Declined to specify: 35.2%

Sexual orientation distribution across different grades

Table showing distribution of sexual orientation within the Council's workforce at different grades
Sexual Orientation National Minimum Wage and Trainees Administrative and Officer grades and equivalent Senior Officer grades and equivalent Principal Officers Heads of Service Directors
Heterosexual 80% 62.2% 50.4% 47% 45.5% 75%
Gay Man 0% 0.3% 0.8% 0% 9.1% 0%
Lesbian 0% 0.3% 0.8% 3% 0% 0%
Bi-sexual 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Undecided 0% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Prefer not to comment 0% 3.2% 6.4% 8.8% 18.2% 0%
Not stated 20% 33% 41.6% 41.2% 27.2% 25%

Sexual orientation distribution across full and part time staff

Table showing distribution of sexual orientation within the Council's workforce for full and part time groups of staff
Sexual Orientation Full Time Part Time
Heterosexual 58% 59.8%
Gay Man 0.8% 0%
Lesbian 0.8% 0%
Bi-sexual 0% 0%
Undecided 0.2% 0%
Prefer not to comment 5.2% 5%
Not stated 35% 35.2%

Religion or belief distribution within the Council's workforce:

  • Church of England: 37.8%
  • Roman Catholic: 5%
  • Other Christian: 2.4%
  • Muslim/Islam: 0.2%
  • Judaism/Jewish: 0%
  • Hinduism: 0.2%
  • Sikhism: 0%
  • Buddhism: 0%
  • No religion or belief: 16.2%
  • Other belief: 2%
  • Prefer not to comment: 5.2%
  • Declined to specify: 31%

Religion or belief distribution across different grades

Table showing distribution of religion or belief within the Council's workforce at different grades
Religion or Belief National Minimum Wage and Trainees Administrative and Officer grades and equivalent Senior Officer grades and equivalent Principal Officers Heads of Service Directors
Christian - Catholic 20% 5.3% 4% 3% 0% 25%
Christian - Church of England 20% 42.85% 28% 29.4% 27.2% 0%
Christian - Other 0% 2.8% 0.8% 0% 9.1% 25%
Muslim/Islam 0% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Judaism/Jewish 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hinduism 0% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Sikhism 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Buddhism 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
No religion or belief 40% 14.56% 18.4% 20.6% 18.2% 25%
Other 0% 1.4% 4% 0% 9.1% 0%
Prefer not to comment 20% 4.2% 6.4% 5.8% 18.2% 0%
Not stated 0% 28.29% 38.4% 41.2% 18.2% 25%

Religion or belief distribution across full and part time staff

Table showing distribution of religion or belief within the Council's workforce for full and part time groups of staff
Religion or Belief Full Time Part Time
Christian - Catholic 4.6% 6.3%
Christian - Church of England 37.6% 38%
Christian - Other 2.3% 2.8%
Muslim/Islam 0% 0.7%
Judaism/Jewish 0% 0%
Hinduism 0.3% 0%
Sikhism 0% 0%
Buddhism 0% 0%
No religion or belief 16.2% 16.2%
Other 2.8% 0%
Prefer not to comment 5% 5.7%
Not stated 31.2% 30.3%

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