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2004-05 2005-06
Minority ethnic recruits Total strength Minority ethnic recruit (percentage) Minority ethnic recruits Total strength Minority ethnic recruit (percentage)

Avon and Somerset

0

139

0.0

0

130

0.0

Bedfordshire

4

40

10.1

1

41

2.4

Cambridgeshire

2

86

2.3

3

101

3.0

Cheshire

1

52

1.9

0

75

0.0

Cleveland

0

75

0.0

0

100

0.0

Cumbria

0

17

0.0

0

17

0.0

Derbyshire

4

43

9.3

0

42

0.0

Devon and Cornwall

0

74

0.0

0

74

0.0

Dorset

0

47

0.0

2

61

3.3

Durham

1

69

1.4

0

67

0.0

Essex

6

179

3.4

0

192

0.0

Gloucestershire

2

72

2.8

0

72

0.0

Greater Manchester

2

269

0.7

2

251

0.8

Hampshire

0

26

0.0

0

30

0.0

Hertfordshire

2

98

2.0

1

139

0.7

Humberside

1

20

5.0

0

20

0.0

Kent

2

105

1 .9

0

97

0.0

Lancashire

1

161

0.6

3

184

1.6

Leicestershire

7

103

6.8

9

136

6.6

Lincolnshire

0

75

0.0

0

78

0.0

London, City of

3

14

21.4

1

11

9.1

Merseyside

2

170

1.2

1

196

0.5

Metropolitan Police

247

2,147

11.5

152

2,315

6.6

Norfolk

3

68

4.4

1

65

1.5

Northamptonshire

2

37

5.4

0

40

0.0

Northumbria

2

126

1.6

1

129

0.8

North Yorkshire

0

75

0.0

0

71

0.0

Nottinghamshire

3

108

2.8

0

112

0.0

South Yorkshire

3

124

2.4

0

121

0.0

Staffordshire

3

63

4.8

1

70

1.4

Suffolk

0

34

0.0

0

30

0.0

Surrey

2

115

1.7

2

126

1.6

Sussex

4

228

1 .8

0

257

0.0

Thames Valley

6

98

6.1

7

130

5.4

Warwickshire

0

56

0.0

1

64

1.6

West Mercia

0

81

0.0

0

85

0.0

West Midlands

19

219

8.7

9

252

3.4

West Yorkshire

7

394

1.8

7

462

1.5

Wiltshire

0

41

0.0

0

57

0.0

Dyfed-Powys

0

25

0.0

0

26

0.0

Gwent

0

77

0.0

0

76

0.0

North Wales

0

59

0.0

0

58

0.0

South Wales

3

107

2.8

0

111

0.0

England and Wales

344

6,214

5.5

204

6,769

3.0

(1) Recruits included those officers joining as Police Standard Direct Recruits and those who were previously special constables. This excludes police community support officers on transfers from other forces and those rejoining.
(2) Financial year runs 1 April to 31 March inclusive. Data are not available prior to 2002-03.
(3) Full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between totals and the sums of the constituent items.

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