Oxfordshire contains a diverse and varied population. 

This page provides data and resources about Oxfordshire’s residents and communities based on the protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010.

For general information about Oxfordshire's population see the population theme page.

Click here to download the JSNA 2019 chapter on population groups and protected characteristics.

The Equality Act


16.4% of Oxfordshire's residents come from non-white British backgrounds.


60.2% of Oxfordshire's residents are Christian; 27.9% have no religion; 2.4% are Muslim; 0.6% Hindu; 0.5% Buddhist; and 0.9% follow other religions.

Gender, Age, Disability, Caring, and Health