Male unskilled manual workers born between 1960 and 1979 are one of the most likely groups to admit being racially prejudiced, according to research by BSA (British Social Attitudes) data published by The Guardian.
Racial prejudice by generation:
Since 2002, people born between 1960 and 1979 - known as 'generation X' - and people born before 1939 increasingly identify as prejudiced, according to the research.
This compared to those born since 1980 – generation Y – and people born between 1940 and 1959, who have seen prejudice levels fall since then.
Racial prejudice by occupation:
More top news
BT is launching a "breakthrough" new service aimed at completely eradicating millions of nuisance calls for its customers.
Wintry weather into the weekend
Jeremy Hunt could impose controversial new contracts for junior doctors by Monday, ITV News Political Editor Robert Peston has learned.