Table 1

Ethnic composition of GMSS14 sample and adult males in the 2011 Census

GMSS 2014 All men aged 16+ living in England (Census 2011)
GroupingCensus groupNumber% (n=15 388)Number (1000s)% (n=41 107 810)
White British 12 544 81.5 16 612 81.1
White British12 54481.516 61281.1
White other 1731 11.2 1200 5.8
 White Irish2961.92271.1
White Gypsy/Irish traveller140.1 18 0.1
White other14219.2 954 4.6
Asian British/Asian 403 2.6 1492 7.2
 Asian Indian1521.05692.7
Asian Pakistani710.53821.8
Asian Bangladeshi110.11480.7
Asian and white820.5900.4
Asian other870.63031.5
Black British/Black 320 2.1 782 3.8
 Black Caribbean870.62201.1
Black Caribbean and white1180.81120.5
Black African520.33241.6
Black African and white470.3400.2
Black other160.10.4
All others 390 2.5 467 2.2
 Chinese1340.91540.7
Arab240.7950.5
Other, mixed1320.9780.4
All others1000.71400.7
  • Italicised values show the group values while the non-italicised values show the sub-group values. GMSS, Gay Men's Sex Survey.