Ethnic group of household reference person

Mnemonic (reference code): ETHHUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: The Household Reference Person (HRP) has their ethnic group classified according to their own perceived ethnic group and cultural background.

Applicability: Household

Classification:

Code

Name

01

White Scottish

02

Other White British

03

White Irish

04

Gypsy / Traveller

05

White Polish

06

Other White

07

Mixed or multiple ethnic group

08

Pakistani, Pakistani Scottish or Pakistani British

09

Indian, Indian Scottish or Indian British

10

Bangladeshi, Bangladeshi Scottish or Bangladeshi British

11

Chinese, Chinese Scottish or Chinese British

12

Other Asian

13

African, African Scottish or African British

14

Other African

15

Caribbean, Caribbean Scottish or Caribbean British

16

Black, Black Scottish or Black British

17

Other Caribbean or Black

18

Arab, Arab Scottish or Arab British

19

Other Ethnic Group

XX

No code required

Total number of categories: 20

Not applicable category (X) comprises: Schoolchildren and full-time students living away from home during term time.

Source variables ETHHUK11 is derived from:

ETHNICID_S (Derived variable)

HRPPUK11 (Derived variable)

SIZHUK11 (Derived variable)

Tables:

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