LS variable metadata
Variable: HDETHGP9
Table: ME91
Short description: Ethnic Group of usually resident head of LS member's family. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1White
2Black-Caribbean
3Black-African
4Black-Other
5Indian
6Pakistani
7Bangladeshi
8Chinese
9Asian
10Other

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Question 5, 7 and 11. For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20 For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 36
Former name of variable: HDETHGRP
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Ethnic
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 303, page 326, page 331, pp. 45-46.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 36
Reference 3: 1991 Census Appendix 20