British Sikh Report
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ਬ੍ਰਿਟਿਸ਼ ਸਿੱਖ ਰਿਪੋਰਟ
Providing insights into the British Sikh community
|Founder||Jasvir Singh (barrister)|
|Founded at||London, England|
|Legal status||British charity|
|Focus||Publishing an annual report on British Sikhs|
|Jasvir Singh (barrister)|
Editor of the BSR
|Jagdev Singh Virdee MBE|
|Sikh Report Trust|
History[edit | edit source]
The BSR was founded by Jasvir Singh OBE in 2012  and is created annually by a team of research analysts, lawyers, academics, social workers, senior consultants and managers who work on the BSR on a voluntary basis. The Editor of the report is Jagdev Singh Virdee MBE who is a renowned British statistician.  The report takes approximately 500 man hours and costs £30,000 to create every year. 
The report has been quoted in the British Parliament , referred to in pieces of research and white papers relating to Sikhs or faith in general, and used by public bodies, the corporate sector and third sector groups. 
Content[edit | edit source]
The report has focused on different subjects every over the last few years including:
- In 2013, the report found that 95% of British Sikhs are proud of being born or living in Britain. 
- In 2014, the report found that the Sikh pound is worth £7.63 billion. 
- In 2015, the report found that 40% of Sikhs were undecided about how they will vote in the general election. 
- In 2016, the report found that UK Sikhs donate £125 million (around Rs 935 crore) every year to charity. 
- In 2017, the report found that 69% of UK Sikhs would support their son or daughter joining the Armed Forces.  
- In 2018, the report found that 77% Sikhs in Britain find their lives stressful. 
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References[edit | edit source]
- "Jasvir Singh - Department of Theology and Religion - University of Birmingham". www.birmingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 2018-06-27.
- Gantzer, Olivia. "Gravesend statistician made MBE for services to Sikh community". Gravesend Reporter. Retrieved 2018-07-01.
- "About Us | British Sikh Report". www.britishsikhreport.org. Retrieved 2018-06-27.
- Westminster, Department of the Official Report (Hansard), House of Lords,. "Lords Hansard text for 03 Mar 2014 (pt 0003)". publications.parliament.uk. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
- "New report reveals snapshot of British Sikh community | Fabian Society". fabians.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
- Talwar, Divya (2013-06-06). "95% of British Sikhs 'proud of UK'". BBC News. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
- "May 2014 - Academic contributes to national Sikh report praised by PM - University of Wolverhampton". www.wlv.ac.uk. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
- Samani, Vishva (2015-03-13). "Sikhs' voting intentions 'shifting'". BBC News. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
- "UK Sikhs donate £125 m to charity every year". Tribune India.
- ABPL. "5th Annual British Sikh Report launched in Parliament..." www.asian-voice.com. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
- "Defence Secretary pays tribute to Sikh community". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
- "77% Sikhs in Britain find their lives stressful: Report". https://www.hindustantimes.com/. 2018-04-25. Retrieved 2018-06-26. External link in
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