But the figures also shows marked differences in attitudes to outsiders within different communities – often reflected in the whether people are married or cohabiting.
That was two months ago — since then, Color Dating has attracted more than 30,000 users and quite a bit of positive feedback.
Frey noted, “as black-white marriages were prohibited in 16 states until 1967.
Interracial marriage in the United States has been fully legal in all U. states since the 1967 Supreme Court decision that deemed anti-miscegenation laws unconstitutional, with many states choosing to legalize interracial marriage at earlier dates.
Overall almost one in 10 people living in Britain is married to or living with someone from outside their own ethnic group, the analysis from the Office for National Statistics shows. Only one in 25 white people have settled down with someone from outside their own racial background.
By contrast 85 per cent of people from mixed-race families have themselves set up home with someone from another group.