Classification: COBFM71
Short name: COBFM71
Full name: Country of Birth of Father or Mother 1971
General description: The countries of birth of a person's father and mother were coded using an 12-category classification, taking values 0-11, instead of the more detailed classification for the person themself because it was felt that the answers on the census form were likely to be less accurate.
LS description: In addition to the Census classification for father's and mother's place of birth, the LS also includes a variable, POBP7, which contains the combination of both parents' countries of birth, using codes in the range 0 to 15.
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Keyword: Cultural
Start date: Census 1971
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