Rising to the top

Publication type

Report

Authors

Louis Reynolds and Jonathan Birdwell

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Summary

This report reveals that British Muslims are less proportionately represented in the managerial and professional occupations than any other religious group, and are also disproportionately likely to be unemployed and economically inactive, and have the lowest female participation rate of all religious groups.
Rising to the Top argues that improving the labour market participation of young Muslims will be critical to supporting socio-economic integration and equality of opportunity in Britain.

Subjects

Young People, Labour Market, Unemployment and Ethnic Groups

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Notes

Used by DEMOS as written evidence for: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Women and Equalities Commission (2016) ‘Employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK. Second report of session 2016–17. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 12 July 2016’. London: TSO.; Is referenced by: Casey, L. (2016) ‘The Casey review: a review into opportunity and integration’. London: Department for Communities and Local Government.