Demographic profile of the Bar
Statistics on the profession are drawn down from the Bar
Council's core database at the beginning of each legal year
(October) and published on the Bar Standards Board (BSB) website.
Historical data is provided to enable users to identify trends and
changes in the profile of the Bar over time. Data published covers
gender, race and age.
The BSB also monitors religion & belief, sexual orientation,
caring responsibilities and educational background across the Bar.
Disability data is available via the BSB's report on the profession
published each January
here to comply with the Bar Council's Public Sector
Equality Duty which covers all protected characteristics.
Data is available on:
Called to the Bar
On the BSB website there is also information about Chambers
Queries about statistics on the Bar should be addressed to the
Bar Standards Board
0207 611 1452 or email.
If you would like Bar Council comment on Bar statistics contact