White British

White British is an ethnicity classification used for indigenous white British (English, Scottish and Welsh), Irish/Northern Irish and Gypsy/Irish Travelers or "other" white immigrant groups used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census. In the 2011 census, the White British population was 51,736,290, 81.88% of the UK total population (NB: This total includes the population estimate for Northern Ireland, where only the term 'White' is used in ethnic classification. National identity is listed separately in NI, where 40% classified themselves as British, making up a significant portion of the population, along with those specifying their national identity as Irish[4]).[1][2][3]

White British
Total population
White British
Regions with significant populations
 United Kingdom
 England42,279,236 (79.8%) (2011)[1]
 Scotland4,863,000 (91.8%) (2011)[2]
 Wales2,855,450 (93.2%) (2011)[1]
Northern Ireland (including all White people reporting at least one of British/Irish/Northern Irish/English/Scottish/Welsh national identities)1,738,604 (98.28%) (2011)[3][4]
Predominantly British English
Also: Welsh, Scottish Gaelic, Irish, Scots, Ulster Scots, Cornish, Manx, British Sign Language
Predominantly Christianity (mainly Anglican, Presbyterian, Methodist, Roman Catholic etc.)[1] with smaller Mormon or Latter Day Saint, other Nontrinitarian, Eastern or Oriental Orthodox and nondenominational groups
Also: Minorities adhering to Hinduism, Sikhism, Judaism, Islam (esp. Isma'ilism and Sufism), Buddhism, Wicca or other Paganism and others; Non-religious

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