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: 0.3%
  • Any other Mixed background: 0.3%
  • Any other white background: 1.7%
  • Bangladeshi: 0.5%
  • British: 87%
  • Black African: 0.9%
  • Chinese: 0.2%
  • Gypsy/Romany: 1.0%
  • Indian: 0.3%
  • Irish: 0.5%
  • Not Stated: 7%
  • White and Asian: 0.3%

Distribution of age within Housing Applicants

  • Age 16-24: 9%
  • Age 25-34: 13%
  • Age 35-44: 11%
  • Age 45-54: 9%
  • Age 55-64: 6%
  • Age 65+: 10%
  • Unknown: 42%

Distribution of economic status within Housing Applicants

  • Full time student: 0%
  • Full time work: 16%
  • Job seeker: 12%
  • Not known: 47%
  • Not seeking work: 5%
  • Other: 2%
  • Part time work: 7% 
  • Retired: 8% 
  • Unable to work: 3% 

Distribution of gender within Housing Applicants

  • Female: 60% 
  • Male: 40% 

Distribution of disability within Housing Applicants

  • Not Disabled: 89% 
  • Disabled: 11% 

Distribution of sexual orientation within Housing Applicants

  • Bi-sexual: 1%
  • Declined to specify: 3%
  • Gay/Lesbian: 1%
  • Heterosexual: 60%
  • Not known: 35%

Distribution of religion and belief within Housing Applicants

  • Christian: 23%
  • No religion or belief: 16%
  • Not specified: 51%
  • Other: 1%
  • Prefer not to comment: 9%

                                                                                                                           Updated April 2013

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