ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001

The ethnicity of a PERSON, as specified by the PERSON.

Description

The ethnicity of a PERSON, as specified by the PERSON.

ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001 is the classification used for the 2001 census.

The Office for National Statistics  has developed a further breakdown of the group from that given, which may be used locally.

Note: the National Code descriptions have been updated. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where they are not already correct.

National code Z - Not Stated should be used where the PERSON  has been given the opportunity to state their ETHNIC CATEGORY  but chose not to.

National Codes

Code Description
A White - British
B White - Irish
C White - Any other White background
D Mixed - White and Black Caribbean
E Mixed - White and Black African
F Mixed - White and Asian
G Mixed - Any other mixed background
H Asian or Asian British - Indian
J Asian or Asian British - Pakistani
K Asian or Asian British - Bangladeshi
L Asian or Asian British - Any other Asian background
M Black or Black British - Caribbean
N Black or Black British - African
P Black or Black British - Any other Black background
R Other Ethnic Groups - Chinese
S Other Ethnic Groups - Any other ethnic group
Z Not stated

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE
Plural ETHNIC CATEGORY CODES 2001

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class ETHNIC CATEGORY has an attribute ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001 of type ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001
Data Element ETHNIC CATEGORY (MOTHER) is the data element of ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001
Data Element ETHNIC CATEGORY is the data element of ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001
Data Element ETHNIC CATEGORY (FATHER) is the data element of ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001
Data Element ETHNIC CATEGORY (BABY) is the data element of ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001
Data Element ETHNIC CATEGORY references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001
Data Element ETHNIC CATEGORY (BABY) references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001
Data Element ETHNIC CATEGORY (FATHER) references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001
Data Element ETHNIC CATEGORY (MOTHER) references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001
Attribute ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001 references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001