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Summary

  • There is good representation from all ethnic groups broadly in line with the census
  • There is good representation from all religious groups in Portsmouth (excluding Sikhs), broadly in line with the census. Atheists and those from ‘other’ religions are over-represented compared with the census, but this is mainly due to classification differences

What is your ethnic group?

Base: Total sample (323)

This chart shows that
83% of the total sample are from the White British ethnic group compared to 78% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
7% of the total sample are from other White ethnic groups compared to 7% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
3% of the total sample are from mixed/ multiple ethnic groups compared to 7% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
3% of the total sample are from Asian or Asian British ethnic groups compared to 3% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
3% of the total sample are from Black or Black British ethnic groups compared to 3% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
1% of the total sample are from Other ethnic groups compared to 2% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)

How would you describe your faith or belief?

Base: Total sample (295)

This chart shows that
52% of the total sample are Christian compared to 42% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
32% of the total sample are atheist compared to less than 1% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
3% of the total sample are Muslim compared to 5% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
2% of the total sample are Hindu compared to 1% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
1% of the total sample are Buddhist compared to 1% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
1% of the total sample are Jewish compared to Less than 1% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
0% of the total sample are Sikh compared to Less than 1% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)
10% of the total sample are from other faiths or belief religious groups compared to 1% of Portsmouth’s population (2021 census)