DNA Database

Home Department written question – answered on 13th December 2006.

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) males and (b) females aged (i) under 14, (ii) 15 to 24, (iii) 25 to 34, (iv) 35 to 44, (v) 45 to 54, (vi) 55 to 64 and (vii) over 65 years in each of the ethnic appearance categories were registered on the National DNA Database in each period for which figures are available.

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The information requested is supplied in the following tables.

National DNA database at 30 November 2006: age recorded when DNA sample taken
Males
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Unknown Under 14 14,115 12,562 4.23
15-24 129,552 115,301 38.80
25-34 83,039 73,905 24.87
35-44 58,934 52,451 17.65
45-54 30,575 27,212 9.16
55-64 12,952 11,527 3.88
Over 65 4,700 4,183 1.41
Total unknown 333,867 297,142
Note:

562 profiles with the unknown ethnic appearance category had a unknown age on load

Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Afro- Caribbean Under 14 15,555 13,844 6.36
15-24 98,707 87,849 40.34
25-34 67,872 60,406 27.74
35-44 46,500 41,385 19.00
45-54 11,906 10,596 4.87
55-64 2,895 2,577 1.18
Over 65 1,260 1,121 0.51
Total Afro Caribbean 244,695 217,779
3,007 profiles with the Afro-Caribbean ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Arab Under 14 613 546 2.41
15-24 9,458 8,418 37.26
25-34 9,452 8,412 37.23
35-44 4,028 3,585 15.87
45-54 1,454 1,294 5.73
55-64 311 277 1.23
Over 65 71 63 0.28
Total Arab 25,387 22,594
146 profiles with the Arab ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Asian Under 14 8,068 7,181 4.61
15-24 80,796 71,908 46.16
25-34 50,106 44,594 28.63
35-44 22,064 19,637 12.61
45-54 10,276 9,146 5.87
55-64 2,762 2,458 1.58
Over 65 950 846 0.54
Total Asian 175,022 155,770
848 profiles with the Asian ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Dark Skinned European Under 14 3,210 2,857 5.09
15-24 24,657 21,945 39.13
25-34 20,583 18,319 32.67
35-44 10,398 9,254 16.50
45-54 3,151 2,804 5.00
55-64 819 729 1.30
Over 65 191 170 0.30
Total dark skinned European 63,009 56,078
478 profiles with the dark skinned European ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Oriental Under 14 418 372 2.72
15-24 5,638 5,018 36.68
25-34 4,842 4,309 31.50
35-44 2,981 2,653 19.40
45-54 1,144 1,018 7.44
55-64 274 244 1.78
Over 65 73 65 0.47
Total Oriental 15,370 13,679
46 profiles with the oriental ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
White Skinned European Under 14 186,734 166,193 7.36
15-24 1,053,239 937,383 41.51
25-34 594,437 529,049 23.43
35-44 407,413 362,598 16.06
45-54 190,950 169,946 7.53
55-64 79,550 70,800 3.14
Over 65 25,038 22,284 0.99
Total White skinned European 2,537,361 2,258,251
20,440 profiles with the white skinned European ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Females
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Unknown Under 14 5,381 4,789 6.92
15-24 30,990 27,581 39.86
25-34 18,844 16,771 24.24
35-44 14,182 12,622 18.24
45-54 6,058 5,392 7.79
55-64 1,827 1,626 2.35
Over 65 465 414 0.60
Total Unknown 77,747 69,195
39 profiles with the unknown ethnic appearance category had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Afro- Caribbean Under 14 5,921 5,270 10.56
15-24 24,621 21,913 43.89
25-34 14,341 12,763 25.57
35-44 8,848 7,875 15.77
45-54 1,971 1,754 3.51
55-64 311 277 0.55
Over 65 82 73 0.15
Total Afro Caribbean 56,095 49,925
127 profiles with the Afro-Caribbean ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Arab Under 14 108 96 4.71
15-24 761 677 33.22
25-34 667 594 29.11
35-44 448 399 19.55
45-54 214 190 9.34
55-64 67 60 2.92
Over 65 26 23 1.13
Total Arab 2,291 2,039
3 profiles with the Arab ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Asian Under 14 1,566 1,394 6.89
15-24 10,268 9,139 45.17
25-34 6,131 5,457 26.97
35-44 3,003 2,673 13.21
45-54 1,318 1,173 5.80
55-64 371 330 1.63
Over 65 76 68 0.33
Total Asian 22,733 20,232
34 profiles with the Asian ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Dark Skinned European Under 14 1,451 1,291 11.40
15-24 5,370 4,779 42.20
25-34 3,305 2,941 25.97
35-44 1,828 1,627 14.36
45-54 583 519 4.58
55-64 153 136 1.20
Over 65 36 32 0.28
Total Dark Skinned European 12,726 11,326
40 profiles with the dark skinned European ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
Oriental Under 14 207 184 3.70
15-24 2,113 1,881 37.79
25-34 1,715 1,526 30.67
35-44 997 887 17.83
45-54 440 392 7.87
55-64 95 85 1.70
Over 65 25 22 0.45
Total Oriental 5,592 4,977
3 profiles with the oriental ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load
Ethnic appearance Age range Number of profiles Number of individuals using 11% Percentage
White Skinned European Under 14 77,083 68,604 12.05
15-24 258,225 229,820 40.36
25-34 137,522 122,395 21.49
35-44 105,625 94,006 16.51
45-54 43,349 38,581 6.78
55-64 14,406 12,821 2.25
Over 65 3,618 3,220 0.57
Total White Skinned European 639,828 569,447
1,091 profiles with the white skinned European ethnic appearance code had a unknown age on load

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No8 people think not

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