This report is an analysis of ethnic diversity across occupations in England and Wales based on data taken from the 2015 Labour Force Survey (LFS). It finds that the most ethnically diverse occupations are either low skilled jobs, or high skilled professional occupations. Among the most diverse occupations are taxi and cab drivers and chauffeurs, dental and medical practitioners and packers, bottlers, canners and fillers. Among the least diverse are farmers, animal care services occupations and police officers (sergeant and below). Among the more surprising findings in this report are that chief executives and senior officials rank 'reasonably well' in terms of diversity and that ‘actors, entertainers, and presenters’ are more in line with the diversity of the wider public than might be expected, considering debate about how ethnic diversity is played out in the media.
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