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Ethnicity and Religion

Ethnic minority groups make up on average 9% of the population of England. The table below highlights the breakdown of the different ethnic groups.

Table 1

Ethnic Group %

Salford

England

White

96.1

90.9

Mixed

1

1.3

Asian or Asian Black

1.4

4.6

Black or Black British

0.6

2.3

Chinese

0.6

0.5

Other Ethnic Group

0.3

0.4

There is a larger Christian and significantly larger Jewish population within the city than there is across England. In turn there is a higher Christian and Muslim population in the North West than in Salford.

Table 2

Faith group

Salford

North West

England

All people

216,103

6,729,764

49,138,831

Christian

76.5

78.0

71.7

Buddhist

0.2

0.2

0.3

Hindu

0.3

0.4

0.5

Jewish

2.4

0.4

0.5

Muslim

1.2

3.0

3.1

Sikh

0.1

0.1

0.7

Other religion

0.2

0.2

0.3

No Religion

11.0

10.5

14.6

Religion not stated

8.1

7.2

7.7

Conditions Requiring Palliative Care

Historically palliative care provision was focused on malignant conditions, but there is an increasing recognition that patients with non-malignant conditions were an area of greater unmet need for palliative care services.

Specific health needs of other groups within the local population

This section of the local health needs analysis will focus on some of the most vulnerable groups within the local population, who have greatest health needs.  These include:

Residents in medical or care establishments

Health of unpaid carers

People with mental health needs

People with learning difficulties

Children with disabilities

Children with complex / special needs requiring palliative care

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