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Deriving 1981 ethnicity

We have seen that we can only get country of birth, not actual ethnic origin, from the 1981 census, but could we use this anyway as a proxy for ethnicity? Let's look at some aggregated data from the LS to find out.

The interface below gives you access to a table of LS data showing the number of people for each category of country of birth in 1981 and ethnicity in 1991. Using the buttons you can choose whether to show row or column percentages. Press 'Show' to see the table.

Percentages: Row Column

Use this table from the LS to answer the questions below.