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Table 1 Estimated average male population by major and minor ethnic group, England 2008–2010

From: Lifetime risk of being diagnosed with, or dying from, prostate cancer by major ethnic group in England 2008–2010

Major ethnic group Estimated average annual male population 2008–2010 a,b, N (% of total population) Minor ethnic group a,b, (% of the major ethnic group)
White 22,199,289 (87) White British (94)
White Irish (1)
Other White (4)
Asian 1,697,627 (7) Indian (42)
Pakistani (31)
Bangladeshi (12)
Other Asian (16)
Black 790,462 (3) Black Caribbean (36)
Black African (53)
Other Black (11)
Mixed 511,721 (2) White & Black Caribbean (33)
White & Black African (13)
White & Asian (30)
Other Mixed (24)
Other 436,551 (2) Chinese (47)
Other (53)
Total 25,635,649    
  1. a The populations by ethnic group for 2008 and 2009 are estimated by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) using experimental statistics but should be viewed with caution as they have not been shown to meet the standards required of National Statistics
  2. b The population by ethnic group for 2010 was estimated using the 2011 Census data (with minor ethnic group Chinese reclassified under major group Other for consistency with other data sources)
  3. Table produced with data from [3335]