Age is the crucial factor with those in their 20s and 30s more than twice as likely to be living with someone from another background as those over 65, reflecting a less rigid approach to identity over time.But the figures also shows marked differences in attitudes to outsiders within different communities – often reflected in the whether people are married or cohabiting.
But while the number of people from black, Asian and mixed-race backgrounds settling down with someone from another group have all risen, white people remain by far the most segregated on the domestic front.
New analysis of census figures shows that the number of people in England and Wales living with or married to someone from another group jumped 35 per cent to 2.3 million in the 10-years up to the last census.
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By contrast 85 per cent of people from mixed-race families have themselves set up home with someone from another group.
People from an African background are five and a half times as likely to be in a mixed relationship as white people, while those of Indian ancestry are three times as likely.
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But the fact that those in mixed relationships are overall 50 per cent more likely to be cohabiting than married also reflects the shift away from marriage among younger people.