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Oxford has a rich and diverse culture and a community made up of people from different races, backgrounds, beliefs and experiences. This cultural diversity is one of the things that makes Oxford such a great place to live and work.
If you are interested in statistics about the diversity of Oxford's population, please visit our Population Statistics page.
Oxford City Council and our partners on the Oxford Strategic Partnership (OSP) have agreed a vision for Oxford to become a world-class city for everyone. The partnership represents local government and the health, police, universities, business, and voluntary and community sectors across Oxford.
The OSP believes that, in a competitive world, our city must continually work to build a sustainable economy and an improving quality of life for all our citizens. The OSP also believes that the diversity of our population is our city's greatest strength and most valuable asset.
A world-class city needs to be supported by a world-class city council and to be this, equality and diversity must underpin all our strategic priorities and activities.
Our strategic priorities are:
To read more about our equality and diversity priorities please download our Corporate Equality Scheme below:
Corporate Equality Scheme 2012-15 (284kB PDF)
The Council has obligations as an employer under the Equality Act 2010 to report on what we look like as an organisation. The annual report we produce principally provides a snapshot of how diverse our workforce is, our recruitment over the past year and other data around equal pay. It also includes the Corporate Equality Scheme action plan for 2012/ 2013 to outline our main equalities objectives.
Annual Workplace Equalities Report 2011-12 (255kB PDF)
Disability and Accessibility
Information about disability and accessibility issues within Oxford.
Reporting hate crime
Information about how to report hate crime in Oxford.
Visit the Equality and Human Rights Commission website for full details on relevant equality and diversity legislation.
Visit the Government Equalities Office website, to find out about the unit which operates across Government. It has responsibility within Government for equality strategy and legislation and takes the lead on issues relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality matters.
Page last reviewed 10 September 2012
Social Research Team