The latest ethnicity population estimates from the Office for National Statistics are based on the Mid Year Population Estimate 2009 suggest that Southampton is becoming a more diverse city with the non-white population now standing at 13.1% of the population.
The largest non-white population in Southampton is the Asian or British Asian which make up 6.4% of the population followed by the Other White population which make up 4.3% of the population.
The estimates are provided by age, sex and ethnic group as defined in the 2001 Census and are available to download at the bottom of the page.
Southampton's ethnic population breakdown
|All People||White||Irish||Other White||Mixed||Asian or British Asian||Black or Black British||Chinese or Other Ethnic Group|
Source: Office for National statistics 2010
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