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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

2

3,398

0.1

4

3,439

0.1

Bedfordshire

12

1,232

1.0

9

1,225

0.7

Cambridgeshire

6

1,418

0.4

1

1,449

0.1

Cheshire

0

2,207

0.0

3

2,218

0.1

Cleveland

2

1,689

0.1

6

1,702

0.4

Cumbria

1

1,260

0.1

0

1,265

0.0

Derbyshire

1

2,082

0.0

3

2,073

0.1

Devon and Cornwall

1

3,399

0.0

1

3,540

0.0

Dorset

0

1,475

0.0

0

1,512

0.0

Durham

1

1,738

0.1

1

1,716

0.1

Essex

7

3,230

0.2

7

3,322

0.2

Gloucestershire

2

1,308

0.2

1

1,303

0.1

Greater Manchester

32

8,119

0.4

11

8,071

0.1

Hampshire

5

3,803

0.1

13

3,800

0.3

Hertfordshire

5

2,145

0.2

8

2,166

0.4

Humberside

0

2,252

0.0

0

2,232

0.0

Kent

8

3,630

0.2

6

3,648

0.2

Lancashire

6

3,585

0.2

5

3,635

0.1

Leicestershire

6

2,311

0.3

9

2,277

0.4

Lincolnshire

2

1,234

0.2

2

1,236

0.2

London, City of

8

881

0.9

3

875

0.3

Merseyside

10

4,339

0.2

7

4,302

0.2

Metropolitan Police

252

31,073

0.8

166

30,948

0.5

Norfolk

0

1,554

0.0

0

1,575

0.0

Northamptonshire

6

1,289

0.5

1

1,338

0.1

Northumbria

2

4,088

0.0

5

4,066

0.1

North Yorkshire

0

1,561

0.0

0

1,653

0.0

Nottinghamshire

5

2,522

0.2

2

2,512

0.1

South Yorkshire

5

3,307

0.2

5

3,305

0.2

Staffordshire

3

2,309

0.1

3

2,302

0.1

Suffolk

0

1,323

0.0

3

1,307

0.2

Surrey

1

1,959

0.1

7

1,967

0.4

Sussex

6

3,094

0.2

7

3,127

0.2

Thames Valley

14

4,189

0.3

15

4,288

0.3

Warwickshire

5

1,012

0.5

10

1,040

1.0

West Mercia

2

2,380

0.1

1

2,385

0.0

West Midlands

43

8,154

0.5

54

8,192

0.7

West Yorkshire

35

5,671

0.6

8

5,685

0.1

Wiltshire

2

1,229

0.2

1

1,230

0.1

Dyfed-Powys

0

1,183

0.0

1

1,194

0.1

Gwent

0

1,438

0.0

2

1,467

0.1

North Wales

1

1,676

0.1

0

1,634

0.0

South Wales

3

3,316

0.1

5

3,303

0.2

England and Wales

502

141,059

0.4

396

141,523

0.3

(1) Recruits included those officers joining as Police Standard Direct Recruits and those who were previously special constables. This excludes police 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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