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The University workforce is predominantly white with only 4% of all staff coming from a Black or Minority Ethnic background (1.3% of staff have not disclosed their ethnicity).  This has increased from 3% in 2013. In addition, the disclosure rate has increased with an additional 1% now disclosing their ethnicity.

While job vacancies in academic and senior administrative and professional grades attract candidates from a wide geographical area, traditionally ancillary and less senior administrative staff are recruited from residents of York and the surrounding area.  The small BME population of York and the surrounding area is one likely cause of the low representation of BME people amongst University staff.

Ethnicity profile

Ethnicity table

Ethnicity profile


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