Turn on thread page Beta

Why do so few young Black people own their home? watch

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    7
    ReputationRep:
    What's the reason the rates for Caribbeans and Africans is so low?

    Name:  HOwn.png
Views: 55
Size:  31.3 KB
    http://www.ethnicity.ac.uk/medialibr...nic-groups.pdf
    Offline

    21
    Visa fees.
    Offline

    20
    ReputationRep:
    I'm also wondering why it's so high for Indians and Pakistanis
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    The fact that black people tend to stay with their familys longer and have larger extended families staying together (would explain why arab is low too) This is compared to White/Asian families. I think this has a large part to do with it.
    Offline

    15
    ReputationRep:
    Poorer families. Growing up in impoverished neighbourhoods. 'Educated' in the worst schools in the country. Incredibly high ratio of single parent families. Biggest 'black' communities reside in london where house prices are ridiculously high. Racism. Segregation. Discrimination. Culture.


    Many many factors play a part in this issue.
    Offline

    17
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by tazarooni89)
    I'm also wondering why it's so high for Indians and Pakistanis
    Much more likely to live in their parents house until their late 20s/early30s, then they tend to move out and buy another house.
    Whereas most young White/Blacks tend to move out of their parents home in their late teens/early 20s and start renting.
    • Political Ambassador
    Offline

    11
    ReputationRep:
    Political Ambassador
    (Original post by Aztec123)
    What's the reason the rates for Caribbeans and Africans is so low?

    Name:  HOwn.png
Views: 55
Size:  31.3 KB
    http://www.ethnicity.ac.uk/medialibr...nic-groups.pdf
    Our family is important, hence the boomerang effect cus
    Offline

    20
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Ravenous)
    Much more likely to live in their parents house until their late 20s/early30s, then they tend to move out and buy another house.
    Whereas most young White/Blacks tend to move out of their parents home in their late teens/early 20s and start renting.
    That's true, it seems the culture amongst Indians and Pakistanis involve living with your parents up until you get married and live with your spouse (and perhaps even for a short while after that). There isn't the same tendency to move out "just because I can", and live with friends/flatmates, unless you have to in order to work in another city for example.

    Although given that the data refers only to people aged 25-34, I would have expected that even most Indian and Pakistani people would have moved out of their parents' house by then, especially because they tend to marry earlier. So I'm surprised it's affected the results that much.
 
 
 

2,324

students online now

800,000+

Exam discussions

Find your exam discussion here

Poll
Should predicted grades be removed from the uni application process
Useful resources

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.