Intersectionality in the Metropolitan Police

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-01-17
Session date: 
January 17, 2019
Reference: 
2019/0235
Question By: 
David Kurten
Organisation: 
Brexit Alliance Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many staff working in the Metropolitan Police are white men, black men, Asian men, men of other ethnic minorities, white women, black women, Asian women and women of other ethnic minorities?

Answer

Intersectionality in the Metropolitan Police

Intersectionality in the Metropolitan Police

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The table below shows a breakdown of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) workforce (police officers, police staff, police community support officers and special constables) by ethnicity and gender.

 

Female

Male

Total

White

10,654

22,156

32,810

Black

978

1,259

2,237

Asian

929

2,238

3,166

Other

1,254

2,165

3,419

Total

13,815

27,818

41,633

 

Note, workforce data is typically presented as Full Time Equivalents (FTE) and figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number.