Britain’s ethnic pay gap: workers of Bangladeshi heritage paid least

First official statistics for Great Britain also reveal London has largest ethnic pay gap

Workers of Pakistani or Bangladeshi heritage have the lowest median hourly pay of any ethnic group, in the latter case earning 20.1% less than white British workers, the first official statistics on the subject show.

The analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that significant gaps remain even when education and occupation are taken into account, particularly for those born outside of the UK.

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