In this section you will find publications by Dorset Race Equality Council.

Racism and the Dorset Idyll 2003

Racism and the Dorset Idyll cover A report on the experiences of Black and minority ethnic people in  Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole by Chris Gaine and Kirstin Lamley from the University of Chichester, in association with Dorset Race Equality Council. Please click here to read the full report.

The Minority Ethnic Population of Dorset: reflections on census data 1981 – 2011

Data from the Census 2011 have given us some important information about our Dorset communities. Dorset REC has prepared a report on how the demography of Dorset has changed over the years (1981-2011). We looked mainly at changes in the ethnic and religious composition of the population.

To read the report, please CLICK HERE.

Please contact our office if you cannot download or access the electronic version of the report.

Census 2011 - Key ethnicity statistics for Dorset

Some key and quick statistics were published by Census 2011 Team yesterday.
Results from the 2011 Census on ethnic groupings show that the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) population across Dorset County Council has increased since 2001, with the proportion of the population in the BME category increasing from 3.2% in 2001 to 4.4% in 2011.
To find out more read the following briefing note on Ethnic Groups in Dorset.


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