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Equality and Diversity Monitoring Data 2019-2020


Establishment breakdown for 2019/20

In 2019/20, the average headcount for Colchester Borough Council was 861 and the “full-time equivalent” (FTE) figure was 750.90

Note:

  • No Data Available, including the option “prefer not to say”. This option is for people who have reviewed their personal information held by Human Resources but prefer not to specify a particular protected characteristic, for example in respect of their religion or belief.
  • The term “other” has been used where population sizes are less than 5% of the total figure. 
  • All the following data is either for the whole monitoring period (2019/20) or as at 31 March 2020, unless otherwise stated. 

We received 1206 applications for this period. Of those received, all applicants completed an equality and diversity monitoring form. We appointed 183 members of staff through our recruitment process.

Permanent staff is based on 756 employees.

Ethnicity / Race

White 
%

BME
%
Prefer not to say
%
No data 
%
Current permanent staff 86.0 4.5 5.7 3.8
Applications for employment  85.0 6.0 2.0 7.0
New appointments  94.0 3.0 1.0 2.0

*BME = Black Minority Ethnic

Gender

Male  
%

Female
%
Resigned 
%
Prefer not to say % No data %
Current permanent staff 53.3 46.7 0 0 0
Applications for employment  53.2 46.8 0 0 0
New appointments  47.0 53.0 0 0 0
 

Disability

Yes 
%

No
%
Prefer not to say
%
No data 
%
Current permanent staff 2.8 53.9 1.1 42.2
Applications for employment  6.6 82.4 2.7 8.3
New appointments  2.2 93.5 1.6 2.7
 
Age 20 and under
%
21-30
%
31-40
%
41-50
%
51-60
%
61+
%
Prefer not to say
%
 
No data
%
Current permanent staff  3.7 12.6 25.2 26.3 26.1 6.1 0 0
Applications for employment  4.8 33.1 19.8 16.6 15.7 10.0 0 0
New appointments  14.2 27.9 19.1 22.4 12.6 3.8 0 0
 
Religion and belief  Christian 
%
Other 
%
None
%
Prefer not to say
%
No data
%
Current permanent staff 33.5 1.3 33.5 3.4 28.3
Applications for employment  28.4 4.5 52.0 4.8 10.3
New appointments  33.9 0.5 57.9 1.7 6.0
 
Sexual Orientation  Heterosexual
Homosexual
Bisexual 
%
Other
Prefer not to say
%
No data
Current permanent staff    68.5 1.6 0.3 0.8 5.4 23.4
Applications for employment  80.7 1.5 2.2 1.5 6.4 7.7
New appointments  89.6 0.5 2.2 1.1 4.4 2.2
 

Contract Type 

Ethnicity: Full Time (582)
%
Part Time (174)
%
White 87.6
81.0
BME  4.3
 
5.7
Other 0 0
Prefer not to say 4.8 6.9
No Data
3.3
6.4
 
Gender  Full Time (582)
%
Part Time (174)
%
Male  62.7 21.8
Female  37.3 78.2
 
Disability  Full Time (582)
%
Part Time (174)
%
Yes 2.9 2.3
No 56.0 47.1
Prefer not to say 0.9 1.7
No data  40.2 48.9
 
Age Full Time (582)
%
Part Time (174)
%
20 and under  3.4 5.2
21-30 14.3 6.9
31-40 25.8 23.0
41-50 25.8 28.2
51-60 26.6 24.1
61+ 4.1 12.6
 
Religion  Full Time (582)
%
Part Time (174)
%
Christian 33.0 35.1
Other 1.2 1.7
None 35.1 28.2
Prefer not to say 4.0 1.7
No data  26.7 33.3
 
Sexual Orientation  Full Time (582)
%
Part Time (174)
%
Heterosexual 70.4 62.1
Homosexual 1.2 2.9
Bisexual 0.3 0
Other 0.9 0.6
Prefer not to say 5.3 5.7
No data 21.9 28.8

Page last reviewed: 13 May 2021