Muslims are the most disadvantaged group in the United Kingdom out of 14 ethno-religious groups in Britain, according to the researchers Dr. Nabil Khattab and Professor Ron Johnson, who used data from the Office for National Statistics Labor Force Survey.
The results of the study showed that Muslim men were 76 percent less likely to have a job compared to a white, male British Christians of the same age. Muslim women were 65 percent less likely to be employed compared to white, Christian British women.
In addition, the study noted that white British individuals of no religion were also less likely to find a job than Christians.
According to the study, the most successful ethno-religious group in terms of employment in the United Kingdom was British Jews. British Jewish women were 29 percent more likely to be employed, compared to white British Christian women, while British Jewish men were 15 percent more likely to find a job than their white, Christian male counterparts of the same age.