Equality Act 2010 – Equality Public Sector Duty Statistics

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service publishes the following statistical information in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 to show the level of diversity within the organisation.

These figures relate to staff in post as at 31 December 2015, and will be updated annually.

Gender
  Subtotal Percentage
Male 501 86
Female 80 14
Total 581 100
Ethnicity
  Subtotal Percentage
White British 381 65.6
White Irish 3 0.5
White Welsh 21 3.6
White Scottish 1 0.3
Any other White 3 0.5
Asian/Asian British 3 0.5
Black or Black British 2 0.3
Mixed any other background 1 0.2
Mixed & White Asian 0 0
Prefer not to say 2 0.3
Unknown 164 28.2
Total 581 100
Disability
  Subtotal Percentage
Disabled 21 3.6
Not Disabled 108 18.6
Not Stated/unknown 452 77.8
Total 581 100
Age bracket
  Subtotal Percentage
16-25 37 6.5
26-35 143 24.6
36-45 190 32.7
46-55 177 30.5
56+ 34 5.8
Total 581 100
Sexual orientation
  Subtotal Percentage
Bisexual 2 0.3
Gay/Lesbian 1 0.2
Heterosexual 353 60.7
Prefer not to say/unknown 225 38.7
Total 581 100
Religion
  Subtotal Percentage
Christian 217 37.3
Bhuddist 3 0.5
Hindu 0 0
Jewish 0 0
Muslim 2 0.3
Sikh 1 0.2
Other 1 0.2
No religion 88 15.1
Not Stated 269 46.2
Total 581 100

Further Information

Muhammad Younis - Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Address: Brigade Headquarters, St Michael's St, Shrewsbury, SY1 2HJ.

Telephone: 01743 260 236

Email: muhammad.younis@shropshirefire.gov.uk