Question: Where do African-Caribbean people come from in the UK?

British African-Caribbean people are a cultural group in the United Kingdom. They are citizens or residents of Caribbean descent, and whose ancestry originates partially from Africa.

What nationality is black Caribbean?

Afro-Caribbean people or African-Caribbean people are Caribbean people who trace their full or partial ancestry to Africa.

Who are Caribbean people descended from?

Modern Caribbean people usually further identify by their own specific ethnic ancestry, therefore constituting various subgroups, of which are: Afro-Caribbean (largely descendants of bonded African slaves) White Caribbean (largely descendants of European colonizers and some indentured workers) and Indo-Caribbean (

How many Afro Caribbeans are there in the UK?

Table 1: UK and non-UK born population by ethnicity in England and Wales, 2011Number (thousand) and percentageBlack/African/Caribbean/Black British873992African323666Caribbean358237Other Black1928923 more rows•Jun 18, 2015

Are there more Africans or Caribbeans in the UK?

Birmingham was home to the largest Black Caribbean population, with 8% of all Black Caribbean people living there, followed by Croydon (5.3%) and Lewisham (5.2%), both in London .Local authorityNumber of Black Caribbean residentsPercentage of Black Caribbean people living thereWandsworth12,2972.1%12 more rows•Jun 27, 2019

What are the 6 ethnic groups that came to the Caribbean?

Our main ethnicities are: Groups of Indigenous peoples, Africans, Indians, Europeans, Chinese and Portuguese.

What is the Black population in UK?

Black British citizens, with African and/or African-Caribbean ancestry, are the largest ethnic minority population, at three percent of the total population. Indian Britons are one of the largest overseas communities of the Indian diaspora and make up 2.3 percent of the total UK population.

What part of Africa did slaves in Jamaica come from?

Jamaican enslaved peoples came from West/Central Africa and South-East Africa. Many of their customs survived based on memory and myths.

What race is someone from Jamaica?

The majority of the population (90 per cent, 2006 Census) is of Jamaica is of West African origin. The rest are people of mixed heritage with combinations that include European-African, Afro-indigenous, Chinese-African and East Indian-African.

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