Changing family patterns - Ethic differences

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Key TRENDS

  • Chinese - 0.4%
  • Black Caribbean - 1%
  • Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi - 3.6%
  • White - 92.1%
  • Mixed - 1%
  • Black African - 0.8%
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ASIAN families

  • Sometimes contain 3 generations - extended familes
  • BALLAD - Extended families provide support
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BLACK families

  • Higher proportion of lone-parent households - Slavery - children would stay with their mothers.
  • 2002 - over half lone-parent households were headed by black mothers
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