Equality Monitoring Data - Housing Applicants

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

The lists below show the breakdown of Housing Applicants by protected characteristic:

  • Race,
  • Age,
  • Economic status,
  • Gender,
  • Disability,
  • Sexual orientation, and
  • Religion and belief.

Distribution of race within Housing Applicants

  • Any other Asian background: 0.5%
  • Any other Mixed background: 0.3%
  • Any other white background: 2.7%
  • Bangladeshi: 0.5%
  • British: 82.4%
  • Black African: 0.7%
  • Chinese: 0.1%
  • Gypsy/Romany: 1.0%
  • Indian: 0.3%
  • Irish: 0.4%
  • Not Stated: 10.4%
  • White and Asian: 0.3%
  • White & Black Caribbean 0.4%

Distribution of age within Housing Applicants

  • Age 16-24: 13.4%
  • Age 25-34: 22.7%
  • Age 35-44: 16.5%
  • Age 45-54: 16.7%
  • Age 55-64: 11.2%
  • Age 65+: 19.5%
  • Unknown: 0%

Distribution of economic status within Housing Applicants

  • Full time student: 0.9%
  • Full time work: 16.3%
  • Job seeker: 13.7%
  • Not known: 38.9%
  • Not seeking work: 5%
  • Other: 3.3%
  • Part time work: 8.4% 
  • Retired: 10.8% 
  • Unable to work: 2.7% 

Distribution of gender within Housing Applicants

  • Female: 62.3% 
  • Male: 37.7% 

Distribution of disability within Housing Applicants

  • Not Disabled: No data 
  • Disabled: No data

Distribution of sexual orientation within Housing Applicants

  • Bi-sexual: 0.3%
  • Declined to specify: 2.1%
  • Gay/Lesbian: 0.8%
  • Heterosexual: 57.4%
  • Not known: 39.4%

Distribution of religion and belief within Housing Applicants

  • Christian: 25%
  • No religion or belief: 12.3%
  • Not specified: 52.5%
  • Other: 0.7%
  • Prefer not to comment: 8.5%
  • Buddhist 0.3%
  • Muslim 0.7%

Updated February 2015