ETHNIC CATEGORY

A type of CHARACTERISTIC.

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

Note: ETHNIC CATEGORIES is the classification used for the 2001 census, replacing ETHNIC GROUP in the flows through the NHS-wide Clearing Service. The Office of National Statistics has developed a further breakdown of the group from that given, which may be used locally.

National Codes:

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

This class is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural ETHNIC CATEGORIES