The figures mean ethnic minority staff were made redundant at a rate 26 times higher than white workers. About 8. Unemployment among both groups rose in the year to September , but joblessness among ethnic minorities grew 1. Despite a multibillion-pound government-funded furlough scheme, in total, more than , people in the UK have lost their jobs since the pandemic started, according to official figures.
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities
Domestic Abuse in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Groups - KSS CRC
Black, Asian and minority-ethnic BAME workers have suffered the brunt of job cuts during the pandemic, according to analysis that shows the number in employment has dropped by 26 times more than the drop in white workers over the same period. The employment rate for people from BAME backgrounds slumped 5. The TUC called on the government to act quickly to protect vulnerable BAME workers , many of whom faced redundancies in the accommodation and food sectors, where about a quarter of BME workers have lost their jobs. BAME workers have borne the brunt of the economic impact of this pandemic, she said.
The Changing Racial and Ethnic Composition of the U.S. Electorate
The ancestral population of modern Asian people has its origins in the two primary prehistoric settlement centres - greater Southwest Asia and from the Mongolian plateau towards Northern China. Migrations of distinct ethnolinguistic groups have probably occurred as early as 10, years ago. However, about 2. Pressed by the Mongols , Turkic peoples oftenly migrated to the western and northern regions of the Central Asian plains.
Data collected on mental health in minority ethnic groups can often be subject to small sample sizes, meaning our ability to look at mental health within a specific ethnic group is sometimes limited. For instance, there may be a small number of people from a certain ethnicity group taking part in a research survey. This means that there is much more we still need to know about ethnicity and mental health in the UK.