Table 1

Characteristics of Longitudinal Study members aged <65 in 1991 by ethnic group and place of birth

Percentage aged 65+ at 1991 Census
Ethnic groupPopulation 1991 CensusDeaths 1991–2005Percentage born in UKBorn in UKBorn abroad
White403 23122 3189616.020.8
 Born in UK386 98121 159
 Born abroad16 2501159
All minority ethnic groups32 9641193420.65.0
 Born in UK13 758129
 Born abroad19 2061064
Black Caribbean4745241540.811.7
Black African187560370.42.2
Other Black165019880.26.1
Indian10 502435350.45.4
Pakistani5915209390.32.3
Bangladeshi230286250.91.2
Chinese148350280.55.5
Other Asian192148230.23.8
Other257145631.45.8
All ethnic groups436 19523 5119215.612.9
  • Source: Office for National Statistics Longitudinal Study.