Quick Facts

  • Black people are stopped by police at 6 times the rate of White people in the United Kingdom and Asians at almost twice the rate of Whites
  • In Granada, Spain, Roma are 12 times more likely to be stopped than White people
  • 79 % of border guards at EU airports rate ethnicity as a helpful indicator for recognising persons attempting to enter the country in an irregular manner

With the support of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union, the Open Society Foundations, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the Sigrid Rausing Trust