LS variable metadata
Variable: NETHNIC9
Table: NM91
Short description: Ethnic group. 1991.

Variable coded as: ETHNIC9
Table: ME91
Short description: Ethnic Group of LS member. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0White
1Black-Caribbean
2Black-African
3Indian
4Pakistani
5Bangladeshi
6Chinese
70BLACK-OTHER: NON-MIXED ORIGIN - British
71BLACK-OTHER: NON-MIXED ORIGIN - Caribbean Island, West Indian or Guyana
72BLACK-OTHER: NON-MIXED ORIGIN - North African, Arab or Iranian
73BLACK-OTHER: NON-MIXED ORIGIN - Other African Countries
74BLACK-OTHER: NON-MIXED ORIGIN - East African Asian or Indo-Caribbean
75BLACK-OTHER: NON-MIXED ORIGIN - Indian sub-continent
76BLACK-OTHER: NON-MIXED ORIGIN - Other Asian
77BLACK-OTHER: NON-MIXED ORIGIN - Other answers
78BLACK OTHER: MIXED ORIGIN - Black/White
79BLACK OTHER: MIXED ORIGIN - Asian/White
80BLACK OTHER: MIXED ORIGIN - Other mixed
81OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - British - ethnic minority indicated
82OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - British - no ethnic minority indicated
83OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - Caribbean Island, West Indies or Guyana
84OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - North African, Arab or Iranian
85OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - Other African Countries
86OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - East African Asian or Indo-Caribbean
87OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - Indian sub-continent
88OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - Other Asian
89OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - Irish
90OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - Greek (inc Greek Cypriot)
91OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - Turkish (inc Turkish Cypriot)
92OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - Other European
93OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: NON MIXED ORIGIN - Other answers
94OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: MIXED ORIGIN - Black/White
95OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: MIXED ORIGIN - Asian/White
96OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: MIXED ORIGIN - Mixed White
97OTHER ETHNIC GROUP: MIXED ORIGIN - Other mixed

Notes: For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census Question 11
Former name of variable: ETHNIC
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Ethnic
Classification: ETHGP91 
Comparable variables for other individuals: NETHNIC9
Comparable variables for other times: ETHORX7,ETHP0,ETHGRP0
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 326, page 40, pp. 45-46, page 66.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 20