Transparency data

Birthday Honours lists 2015

More than a thousand people have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2015.



In total, 1,163 people have received an award:

  • 1,013 candidates have been selected at BEM, MBE and OBE level (295 at BEM, 481 at MBE and 237 at OBE)
  • 70% of the recipients are people who have undertaken outstanding work in their communities either in a voluntary or paid capacity
  • there are 595 successful women candidates in the List, 51% of the total
  • 6.9% of successful candidates come from ethnic minority communities, a slight increase on recent lists
  • 6.3% of successful candidates consider themselves to have a disability under the Equality Act 2010

Read the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015 press release.

See also the 2015 Birthday Honours for service personnel and defence civilians.

Honours lists are published at New Year and on the Queen’s official birthday in June. Find out more about the honours and how to nominate someone for an award.

Looking for the latest Birthday Honours recipients? See all recent honours lists.

Published 12 June 2015