Derived variables: country of birth 1981, compatible with 2001

STATA CODE

Name of derived variable: COBGRP81
Variable label: Country of birth 1981: grouped variable, designed to be compatible with COBGROUP (the grouped variable for 2001)
Categories:

1 "England"
2 "Wales"
3 "Scotland"
4 "Northern Ireland"
5 "UK, part not specified" no equivalent in 1981 coding
6 "Republic of Ireland"
7 "Ireland part not specified"
8 "Channel Islands and Isle of Man"
9 "France"
10 "Germany"
11 "Italy"
12 "Netherlands"
13 "Spain"
14 "Other country in European Union" plus Norway
15 "Other countries in Western Europe not in EU"
16 "Poland"
17 "Other Eastern Europe" including 'Other Europe'
18 "North Africa"
19 "Nigeria"
20 "Other Central and Western Africa" including 'Other Africa'
21 "Kenya"
22 "South Africa"
23 "Zimbabwe"
24 "Other South and Eastern Africa"
25 "Cyprus"
26 "Iran"
27 "Other Middle East"
28 "China"
29 "Hong Kong"
30 "Japan"
31 "Malaysia" including Singapore
32 "Singapore" included in Malaysia
33 "Other Far East"
34 "Bangladesh"
35 "India"
36 "Pakistan"
37 "Other South Asia"
38 "Canada"
39 "Jamaica"
40 "Other Caribbean and West Indies"
41 "USA"
42 "Other North America"
43 "South America"
44 "Australia"
45 "New Zealand"
46 "Other Oceania" no equivalent in 1981 coding
98 "Not stated"
99 "Other"

Derived from: COB8 (in ME81)
Study group: All enumerated at the 1981 Census
Other notes:

In the 1971 Census, respondents were asked for the country of birth of each parent as well as their own; however, the coding is much less detailed than that shown above.


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Last modified 5 May 2010