Opinium, Crouch, J. and Minhas, P. (2017) Multicultural Britain in the 21st Century
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Not applicable - national level
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Civil society organisation
Opinium, Crouch, J. and Minhas, P.
Main Thematic Focus
Integration & inclusion
Migrants Ethnic minorities
The report finds that after the EU referendum the percentage of British ethnic minorities that believe the UK is a less racist place than it was before fell from 46% to 38%. Furthermore 52% of ethnic minorities and 62% of second generation minorities believe that the UK is less tolerant following the EU referendum. The percentage of ethnic minorities that had experienced some making a racist comment in jest or a comment with racist undertones has risen to 41%. A similar rise was found in the percentage of ethnic minorities that had witnessed racism on social media on a daily basis with 37% stating they had seen such comments.
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