Taxi drivers, chefs and pharmacists are UK’s most ethnically diverse occupations

Low and high-skilled jobs score highly; HR ranks 61st of 202 professions

New analysis of Office for National Statistics labour market data has revealed the most and least ethnically diverse professions in the UK.

According to the analysis from think tank Policy Exchange, the most ethnically diverse occupation is taxi drivers, where 53.8 per cent of all workers are minority ethnic. It’s followed by dental practitioners (50.4 per cent), packers and bottlers (55.2 per cent) and medical practitioners (43.7 per cent). Chefs, security guards, pharmacists and legal professionals (excluding solicitors and barristers) also feature in the top 10 list.