superdiversity
n. Extreme diversity, particularly with respect to the ethnic and racial mix of a population. Also: super-diversity.
superdiverse adj.

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The UK's population is more complex than ever with one in eight people now living in England and Wales having been born overseas.

Social scientist Dr Jenny Phillimore, from the University of Birmingham, said: "Diversity is being replaced by superdiversity."
—"'An era of superdiversity': Now 1 in 8 was born overseas," Daily Express, June 13, 2013

To coincide with the unveiling of the new artwork, Tate Britain will host a debate, tomorrow...exploring the legacy and impact of multiculturalism in the context of the arts in Britain today. Is multiculturalism a spent force that promotes cultural disharmony? What does multiculturalism mean in a context of globalisation and 'superdiversity'?
—"HMS Victory returns to Trafalgar Square," Greater London Authority, May 24, 2010

Earliest Citation:
In an age of super-diversity, as the celebration of multiculturalism supersedes the old melting pot concept, being an ordinary Appalachian peckerwood plainly confers a lowly status.
—Fred Grimm, "Glad to be a Cherokee," Miami Herald, August 16, 1998

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