White British was a racially-based classification used by the 2001 census. " White Other " is a term used in the UK census to describe white persons of non- British and non- Irish descent in The term race or racial group usually refers to the concept of categorizing Humans into Populations or groups on the basis of various sets A nationwide Census, commonly known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday 29 April 2001 As a result of the census, 50,366,497 people (85. 7% of the population) in the United Kingdom were classified as White British. According to the 2001 census the total population of the United Kingdom was 58789194 - the third-largest in the European Union (behind Germany and metropolitan The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located In Scotland the classification was broken down into two different categories: "White Scottish" and "Other White British". Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. The classification did not appear in Northern Ireland where the comparable classification is described simply as "White". Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a Country within the United Kingdom, lying in the northeast of  As such, a single "White British" choice only existed in the census in one of the three census areas of the United Kingdom, England and Wales. History The Roman occupation of Britain was the first period in which the area of present-day England and Wales was administered as a single unit (with the exception The two subcategories used in the census in Scotland are grouped within "White British" for the purposes of UK-wide statistical analysis.
The 2001 census included the category "White Irish" as an ethnic classification in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales). Irish migration to Britain (also known as the Br[[Irish people|irish]]) has a lengthy history due to the close proximity of and complex relationship between See also Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain (Breatainn Mhòr Prydain Fawr Breten Veur Graet Breetain is the larger of the two main islands Non-British and non-Irish respondents in Great Britain could chooses the "White other. " White Other " is a term used in the UK census to describe white persons of non- British and non- Irish descent in " Neither of these classification appeared in Northern Ireland.
The White British census group have their ages more evenly distributed in their population pyramid and have the highest percent female population of all ethnic groups. A population pyramid, also called age-sex pyramid and age structure diagram, is a graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a About 64% percent of the White British group are between the ages of 16 and 64 while about 19% percent are under 16 and 19% percent are over 64. All other census groups have a higher percentage of their population under 16 and a lower percentage over 64. Of those aged 65 or over, white British are 41% percent male and 59% percent female, making them have the lowest percent male population among all census groups defined as "ethnic" in the census. 
As a general rule, indigenous British people make up the largest percentage of the population in rural areas, although there are a few large cities that are almost exclusively indigenous, particularly in Northern Ireland, North East England, Wales and Scotland. Rural areas can be large and isolated (also referred to as "the country" and/or "the countryside over the course of time Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a Country within the United Kingdom, lying in the northeast of North-East England is one of the nine official Regions of England and comprises the combined area of Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. London contains by far the lowest percentage of indigenous British people of all the UK regions, with indigenous British people making up less than half of the population in two of the 32 boroughs and some areas of others. The administrative area of Greater London contains thirty-two London boroughs. The city with the lowest indigenous population as a percentage is Leicester. Leicester (ˈlɛstə is the largest city and Unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and is the traditional Slough is also comparable to Leicester, whilst not being a major city. Slough ( ˈslaʊ is a Borough and Unitary authority within the ceremonial county of Berkshire, England. Outside London, the highest densities of non-white groups are found in Greater Birmingham, West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, South Yorkshire, the larger cities of the East Midlands and satellite-towns of London, such as Luton. West Yorkshire is a Metropolitan county within the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England with a population of Greater Manchester is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2 Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea Divisions and environs South Yorkshire is divided into four local government districts they are the City of Sheffield, the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster The East Midlands is one of the Regions of England and consists of most of the eastern half of the traditional region of the Midlands. Luton ( is a large town in the east of England, 32 miles (51 kilometres north of London. There are also significant numbers of non-white people in most major British cities, while the far northern, western and eastern rural fringes of the UK contain the largest percentage of indigenous British people anywhere in the UK.
White British have a lower self-employment rate and lower percent in managerial or professional occupations compared to all ethnic groups. White British are about 13% percent self-employed with Irish 16% percent self-employed. The Irish people ( Irish: Muintir na hÉireann, na hÉireannaigh, na Gaeil) are a Western European Ethnic group who originate White British with 27% percent have a slightly lower percent of their population in managerial and professional positions compared to all ethnic groups. Among White British, Irish with about 35% have a greater percent of their population in managerial or professional positions. 
White people in the United Kingdom are the most employed and economically active among British. Indigenous Britons have the lowest unemployment rate among all ethnic groups in the United Kingdom. Unemployment occurs when a person is available to work and currently seeking work but the person is without work. The census group White British have unemployment rates of about 4% percent with less unemployment for women. Smaller White ethnic groups who marked "Other White" have a slightly higher unemployment rate.  White British have the lowest rates of economic inactivity i. e. not working and/or not looking for work. White British have an economic inactiviy of 20% percent with higher rates for women. Among White British, the smaller White ethnic groups who marked "Other White" have a slightly higher economic inactiviy. 
Statistically, indigenous people in the United Kingdom are slightly more Christian than other ethnic groups. A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth White British are 75% Christian, while the percentage for all ethnic groups is a little less than 75%. About 17% of the indigenous population reported having "no religion". The 17% percent figure for "no religion" is about the same for all ethnic groups. About 7% percent of the White British group declined to state any religion. 
Indigenous people in the United Kingdom have an average household size smaller than comparable census groups, with an average of 2. 3 people per household.  According to Dr. Erini Flouri, indigenous British boys have less social behaviour than British Indians who attended the same school in South England. Southern England is an imprecise term used to refer to the southern Counties of England. The indigenous British girls in the study have a similar social adjustment compared to British Indian girls. Unlike the British Indians in the study, indigenous children attribute their social adjustment difficulties to less parental involvement.