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country of birth

Datafiles

xwavedat, indresp

Variable Note

Note: The coding frame of this variable f_plbornc was different for the IEMB sample in Wave 6. It included 2 additional categories, 28 "Portugal" and 29 "Brazil". For all other samples (GPS, EMB, BHPS), anyone reporting being born in Portugal and Brazil were coded 97 “other country” and can be identified in the detailed country code variable f_plbornc_all (special licence version only) where categories 312 and 142 represent Portugal and Brazil.

Derived Variable Note

Country of birth for those not born in the UK. Based on data from the latest interview. Coding frame aligned to UKHLS for BHPS data.

Index terms

Socio-demographic Characteristics, Ethnicity, Geographic Location

Related question

proxy_w9.plbornc

Other country of birth

Text:
In which country were you born?

Universe:
if ukborn= 5 (Not born in the UK)

Wave specific data

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83580099.29%
Republic of Ireland540.01%
France650.01%
Germany780.02%
Italy840.01%
Poland10110.03%
Cyprus1110.0%
Turkey1210.0%
Australia1310.0%
New Zealand1410.0%
Canada1510.0%
U.S.A1670.02%
China/Hong Kong1720.01%
India18200.06%
Pakistan19470.13%
Bangladesh20200.06%
Sri Lanka2150.01%
Kenya2240.01%
Ghana2320.01%
Nigeria2480.02%
South Africa2620.01%
Jamaica2730.01%
Other country97980.27%
Total36055100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83895299.13%
refusal-220.01%
Republic of Ireland590.02%
France670.02%
Germany750.01%
Italy820.01%
Spain930.01%
Poland10180.05%
Turkey1240.01%
Australia1330.01%
New Zealand1420.01%
Canada1510.0%
U.S.A1640.01%
China/Hong Kong1720.01%
India18490.12%
Pakistan19640.16%
Bangladesh20340.09%
Sri Lanka21160.04%
Kenya2210.0%
Ghana2330.01%
Nigeria2440.01%
South Africa2640.01%
Jamaica27100.03%
Other country97940.24%
Total39293100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-84155598.55%
refusal-220.0%
Republic of Ireland590.02%
France660.01%
Germany770.02%
Italy880.02%
Spain930.01%
Poland10370.09%
Cyprus1140.01%
Turkey1280.02%
Australia1330.01%
New Zealand1410.0%
Canada1540.01%
U.S.A16130.03%
China/Hong Kong17110.03%
India18850.2%
Pakistan19960.23%
Bangladesh20360.09%
Sri Lanka2150.01%
Kenya22130.03%
Ghana23130.03%
Nigeria24210.05%
Uganda25100.02%
South Africa2670.02%
Jamaica27150.04%
Other country971960.46%
Total42168100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-84169692.27%
refusal-230.01%
don't know-110.0%
republic of ireland5520.12%
france6440.1%
germany7380.08%
italy8510.11%
spain9360.08%
poland101930.43%
cyprus11260.06%
turkey12370.08%
australia13190.04%
new zealand1480.02%
canada15150.03%
u.s.a16310.07%
china/hong kong17530.12%
india183990.88%
pakistan194490.99%
bangladesh201590.35%
sri lanka21600.13%
kenya22800.18%
ghana23600.13%
nigeria241360.3%
uganda25400.09%
south africa26520.12%
jamaica271180.26%
portugal (IEMB only)28530.12%
brazil (IEMB only)29200.04%
other country9712592.79%
Total45188100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-84452999.32%
refusal-210.0%
don't know-110.0%
republic of ireland550.01%
france640.01%
germany7100.02%
italy820.0%
spain920.0%
poland10170.04%
turkey1220.0%
australia1330.01%
canada1520.0%
u.s.a1640.01%
china/ hong kong1770.02%
india18340.08%
pakistan19380.08%
bangladesh20260.06%
sri lanka2190.02%
kenya22100.02%
ghana23100.02%
nigeria24110.02%
uganda2510.0%
south africa2630.01%
jamaica2760.01%
other country97960.21%
Total44833100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-84663299.07%
republic of ireland550.01%
france650.01%
germany7150.03%
italy830.01%
spain960.01%
poland10220.05%
cyprus1110.0%
turkey1250.01%
australia1350.01%
new zealand1420.0%
canada1520.0%
u.s.a1690.02%
china/hong kong17100.02%
india18510.11%
pakistan19630.13%
bangladesh20440.09%
sri lanka2180.02%
kenya2260.01%
ghana2370.01%
nigeria24260.06%
uganda2540.01%
south africa2620.0%
jamaica2780.02%
other country971300.28%
Total47071100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-84849297.59%
republic of ireland5300.06%
france6180.04%
germany7290.06%
italy8150.03%
spain980.02%
poland10340.07%
cyprus1140.01%
turkey12170.03%
australia1360.01%
new zealand1420.0%
canada1580.02%
u.s.a16110.02%
china/ hong kong17190.04%
india181360.27%
pakistan191780.36%
bangladesh201480.3%
sri lanka21310.06%
kenya22130.03%
ghana23240.05%
nigeria24370.07%
uganda25210.04%
south africa26170.03%
jamaica27360.07%
other country973580.72%
Total49692100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-85298397.09%
refusal-210.0%
republic of ireland5420.08%
france6120.02%
germany7460.08%
italy8140.03%
spain9130.02%
poland10620.11%
cyprus11100.02%
turkey12150.03%
australia1390.02%
new zealand1460.01%
canada1590.02%
u.s.a16190.03%
china/hong kong17220.04%
india182250.41%
pakistan192180.4%
bangladesh201990.36%
sri lanka21340.06%
kenya22180.03%
ghana23250.05%
nigeria24450.08%
uganda25180.03%
south africa26260.05%
jamaica27430.08%
other country974550.83%
Total54569100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-84125080.89%
refusal-210.0%
don't know-110.0%
republic of ireland53300.65%
france6940.18%
germany72520.49%
italy8850.17%
spain9520.1%
poland103180.62%
cyprus11610.12%
turkey121320.26%
australia13670.13%
new zealand14510.1%
canada15520.1%
u.s.a161340.26%
china/hong kong172380.47%
india1812032.36%
pakistan199601.88%
bangladesh209191.8%
sri lanka212620.51%
kenya222030.4%
ghana232300.45%
nigeria243340.65%
uganda251010.2%
south africa261830.36%
jamaica274100.8%
other country9730716.02%
Total50994100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-81416798.25%
proxy-72311.6%
republic of ireland540.03%
germany710.01%
italy810.01%
turkey1210.01%
australia1310.01%
new zealand1410.01%
u.s.a1620.01%
sri lanka2120.01%
kenya2210.01%
south africa2610.01%
other country9760.04%
Total14419100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-910.01%
inapplicable-81457698.0%
proxy-72651.78%
republic of ireland510.01%
france610.01%
germany720.01%
italy810.01%
poland1040.03%
australia1320.01%
canada1510.01%
pakistan1920.01%
bangladesh2010.01%
ghana2310.01%
uganda2510.01%
south africa2630.02%
other country97110.07%
Total14873100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-910.01%
inapplicable-81506897.9%
proxy-73001.95%
republic of ireland530.02%
france610.01%
germany730.02%
italy810.01%
poland1020.01%
u.s.a1610.01%
india1810.01%
bangladesh2010.01%
ghana2310.01%
south africa2610.01%
other country9780.05%
Total15392100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-9170.11%
inapplicable-81524897.64%
proxy-73101.99%
republic of ireland540.03%
france610.01%
germany7100.06%
italy810.01%
poland1010.01%
turkey1210.01%
australia1320.01%
new zealand1410.01%
u.s.a1620.01%
china/ hong kong1710.01%
pakistan1910.01%
kenya2210.01%
uganda2510.01%
south africa2610.01%
other country97140.09%
Total15617100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-990.06%
inapplicable-81473493.31%
proxy-710146.42%
republic of ireland580.05%
germany740.03%
u.s.a1610.01%
china/ hong kong1710.01%
india1820.01%
pakistan1930.02%
south africa2610.01%
other country97140.09%
Total15791100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-9120.07%
inapplicable-81529694.2%
proxy-78915.49%
republic of ireland540.02%
france620.01%
germany760.04%
cyprus1110.01%
turkey1220.01%
canada1530.02%
u.s.a1620.01%
india1810.01%
sri lanka2120.01%
south africa2620.01%
jamaica2720.01%
other country97120.07%
Total16238100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-9130.08%
inapplicable-81565994.35%
proxy-78895.36%
republic of ireland550.03%
germany720.01%
italy810.01%
australia1320.01%
canada1530.02%
u.s.a1640.02%
china/ hong kong1710.01%
india1810.01%
pakistan1930.02%
kenya2210.01%
south africa2610.01%
jamaica2710.01%
other country97110.07%
Total16597100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-9590.31%
inapplicable-81782394.47%
proxy-78014.25%
republic of ireland5810.43%
france620.01%
germany7130.07%
poland1010.01%
cyprus1110.01%
australia1350.03%
new zealand1430.02%
canada1590.05%
u.s.a16110.06%
china/ hong kong1720.01%
india1850.03%
pakistan1920.01%
bangladesh2020.01%
sri lanka2110.01%
uganda2510.01%
south africa2630.02%
jamaica2710.01%
other country97410.22%
Total18867100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-9210.13%
inapplicable-81500096.14%
proxy-75223.35%
republic of ireland530.02%
france620.01%
germany7100.06%
italy810.01%
poland1010.01%
cyprus1110.01%
turkey1210.01%
australia1370.04%
new zealand1410.01%
canada1530.02%
u.s.a1630.02%
china/ hong kong1710.01%
india1810.01%
pakistan1940.03%
bangladesh2020.01%
kenya2210.01%
south africa2640.03%
other country97140.09%
Total15603100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-9140.09%
inapplicable-81498895.94%
proxy-74352.78%
republic of ireland5270.17%
france610.01%
germany7310.2%
italy850.03%
cyprus1110.01%
australia1370.04%
new zealand1410.01%
canada1520.01%
u.s.a1680.05%
china/ hong kong1760.04%
india1840.03%
pakistan19120.08%
bangladesh2010.01%
sri lanka2130.02%
ghana2340.03%
uganda2510.01%
south africa2660.04%
jamaica2710.01%
other country97650.42%
Total15623100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-920.02%
inapplicable-81051896.44%
proxy-73583.28%
republic of ireland550.05%
germany730.03%
italy810.01%
australia1310.01%
new zealand1420.02%
u.s.a1610.01%
pakistan1920.02%
kenya2220.02%
south africa2610.01%
other country97100.09%
Total10906100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-940.04%
inapplicable-81069695.56%
proxy-73653.26%
republic of ireland5190.17%
france640.04%
germany790.08%
italy810.01%
poland1040.04%
cyprus1110.01%
turkey1210.01%
australia1350.04%
canada1520.02%
u.s.a1660.05%
china/ hong kong1720.02%
india1880.07%
pakistan1990.08%
bangladesh20100.09%
kenya2240.04%
ghana2310.01%
uganda2520.02%
south africa2640.04%
jamaica2740.04%
other country97320.29%
Total11193100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-930.03%
inapplicable-8909996.41%
proxy-73013.19%
republic of ireland510.01%
france620.02%
germany750.05%
italy810.01%
cyprus1110.01%
australia1310.01%
canada1520.02%
u.s.a1620.02%
china/ hong kong1710.01%
india1830.03%
pakistan1930.03%
bangladesh2010.01%
south africa2610.01%
jamaica2720.02%
other country9790.1%
Total9438100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-950.05%
inapplicable-8878995.03%
proxy-74224.56%
republic of ireland510.01%
germany740.04%
australia1330.03%
new zealand1410.01%
u.s.a1630.03%
china/ hong kong1710.01%
pakistan1930.03%
bangladesh2020.02%
kenya2220.02%
south africa2630.03%
jamaica2720.02%
other country9780.09%
Total9249100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-960.06%
inapplicable-8900995.02%
proxy-74214.44%
republic of ireland510.01%
france610.01%
germany710.01%
italy820.02%
cyprus1120.02%
turkey1210.01%
australia1310.01%
new zealand1430.03%
canada1510.01%
u.s.a1610.01%
india1810.01%
pakistan1930.03%
kenya2210.01%
ghana2310.01%
uganda2510.01%
south africa2650.05%
jamaica2710.01%
other country97180.19%
Total9481100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-940.04%
inapplicable-8898693.6%
proxy-75766.0%
republic of ireland540.04%
germany740.04%
australia1320.02%
canada1520.02%
china/ hong kong1710.01%
india1820.02%
pakistan1930.03%
bangladesh2040.04%
sri lanka2110.01%
south africa2610.01%
other country97100.1%
Total9600100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-9230.23%
inapplicable-8937595.23%
proxy-73863.92%
republic of ireland550.05%
france610.01%
germany760.06%
italy810.01%
poland1010.01%
cyprus1110.01%
australia1330.03%
new zealand1430.03%
canada1510.01%
u.s.a1620.02%
india1820.02%
pakistan1920.02%
bangladesh2010.01%
kenya2220.02%
ghana2310.01%
south africa2650.05%
jamaica2720.02%
other country97220.22%
Total9845100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-93123.04%
inapplicable-8924490.06%
republic of ireland51071.04%
france650.05%
germany7460.45%
italy8230.22%
poland10100.1%
cyprus11140.14%
turkey1230.03%
australia13180.18%
new zealand14100.1%
canada1590.09%
u.s.a16210.2%
china/ hong kong17100.1%
india18730.71%
pakistan19450.44%
bangladesh20130.13%
sri lanka2140.04%
kenya22330.32%
ghana2350.05%
uganda25150.15%
south africa26180.18%
jamaica27330.32%
2920.02%
other country971911.86%
Total10264100.0%

Origin

Uses W_PLBORNC on data file W_INDRESP

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-912925887.88%
republic of ireland57260.49%
france62030.14%
germany75300.36%
italy82070.14%
spain91340.09%
poland106880.47%
cyprus111190.08%
turkey122040.14%
australia131700.12%
new zealand14960.07%
canada151250.08%
u.s.a162900.2%
china/hong kong173650.25%
india1820461.39%
pakistan1919251.31%
bangladesh2013780.94%
sri lanka213960.27%
kenya223670.25%
ghana233570.24%
nigeria245960.41%
uganda251870.13%
south africa263300.22%
jamaica276450.44%
other country9757453.91%
Total147087100.0%