LS variable metadata
Variable: ETHORX7
Table: ME71
Short description: Ethnic origin, derived from parents' birthplace. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Not 'New Commonwealth and Pakistan (NCWP)'
2West Indian
3Indian
4Pakistani Bangladeshi
5African
6African Asian
7Mediterrenean Commonwealth
8Rest of Commonwealth
9Untraced

Notes: Applies to LS members enumerated and traced at the 1971 Census.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B9, B10 and inspection of census form.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Created by taking the second character from ETHOR7.
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword:  
Classification: ETHOR71 
Comparable variables for other individuals: ETHOR7
Comparable variables for other times: ETHNIC9,ETHP0,ETHGRP0
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) pp. 246-248, page 30.
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 7