Predominance of certain ethnic groups in drug-related crime

Other Names:
Racially-biased incidence of drug offences

In the UK, almost 30% of prisoners serving sentences for drug offences are from the Afro-Caribbean community, which makes up just 1.3% of the population. Prisoners from the Indian sub-continent accounted for 8.2% of drugs convictions, three times their representation in the population at large.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST