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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. Coding frame aligned to UKHLS for BHPS data. Long uncondensed version for Special Licence release (SN6931) only.

Index terms

Socio-demographic Characteristics, Ethnicity

Related question

proxy_w8.plbornc

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%
Turkey1220.01%
Australia1310.0%
New Zealand1420.01%
Canada1510.0%
The United States of America1680.02%
China / Hong Kong1720.01%
India18200.06%
Pakistan19470.13%
Bangladesh20200.06%
Sri Lanka2160.02%
Kenya2240.01%
Ghana2330.01%
Nigeria2480.02%
South Africa2620.01%
Jamaica2730.01%
Abu Dhabi10010.0%
Afghanistan10240.01%
Algeria11010.0%
Angola11230.01%
Austria12320.01%
Barbados12910.0%
Bulgaria14720.01%
Cameroon15210.0%
Colombia16510.0%
Czech Republic17610.0%
Democratic Republic of Congo17810.0%
Denmark17930.01%
Egypt18820.01%
Ethiopia19320.01%
Greece20920.01%
Guinea-Bissau21610.0%
Hungary22320.01%
Kazakhstan24310.0%
Latvia25210.0%
Lithuania25970.02%
Malawi26520.01%
Malaysia26610.0%
Mauritius27330.01%
Nepal28810.0%
Norway29610.0%
Peru30720.01%
Philippines30930.01%
Portugal31260.02%
Romania31850.01%
Russia32020.01%
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia32510.0%
Serbia32710.0%
Sierra Leone33010.0%
Singapore33130.01%
Somalia33510.0%
Nevis33710.0%
St Helena33810.0%
St Vincent and the Grenadines34110.0%
Sweden34610.0%
Thailand35220.01%
The Netherlands35350.01%
Trinidad and Tobago35910.0%
Vietnam37710.0%
Yemen38410.0%
Zimbabwe38720.01%
Unable to Code99750.01%
Total36055100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83895299.13%
refusal-220.01%
Republic of Ireland5100.03%
France670.02%
Germany750.01%
Italy820.01%
Spain930.01%
Poland10190.05%
Turkey1240.01%
Australia1330.01%
New Zealand1420.01%
Canada1510.0%
The United States of America1640.01%
China / Hong Kong1720.01%
India18490.12%
Pakistan19640.16%
Bangladesh20340.09%
Sri Lanka21160.04%
Kenya2210.0%
Ghana2330.01%
Nigeria2440.01%
South Africa2640.01%
Jamaica27100.03%
Afghanistan10260.02%
Algeria11010.0%
Angola11220.01%
Austria12310.0%
Barbados12920.01%
Bosnia and Herzegovina14030.01%
Bulgaria14710.0%
Cameroon15210.0%
Chile16110.0%
Croatia17310.0%
Democratic Republic of Congo17810.0%
Dominica18210.0%
Ecuador18710.0%
Ethiopia19310.0%
Finland19810.0%
Gibraltar20610.0%
Grenada21120.01%
Guyana21710.0%
Hungary22310.0%
Iran23010.0%
Iraq23130.01%
Ivory Coast23520.01%
Korea, Republic of24710.0%
Lithuania25930.01%
Malaysia26620.01%
Mexico27510.0%
Mozambique28410.0%
Nepal28810.0%
Peru30710.0%
Philippines30920.01%
Portugal31270.02%
Romania31860.02%
Russia32030.01%
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia32510.0%
Senegal32610.0%
Sierra Leone33010.0%
Singapore33130.01%
Slovakia33210.0%
Somalia33550.01%
St Lucia33910.0%
St Vincent and the Grenadines34110.0%
Tanzania35110.0%
Thailand35230.01%
The Netherlands35330.01%
Vietnam37720.01%
Yemen38410.0%
Zimbabwe38730.01%
Not Elsewhere Codable99720.01%
Total39293100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-94155598.55%
refusal-240.01%
republic of ireland590.02%
france660.01%
germany770.02%
italy880.02%
spain930.01%
poland10380.09%
cyprus1140.01%
turkey1280.02%
australia1330.01%
new zealand1410.0%
canada1540.01%
u.s.a.16130.03%
china / hong kong17130.03%
india18850.2%
pakistan19960.23%
bangladesh20360.09%
sri lanka2150.01%
kenya22140.03%
ghana23130.03%
nigeria24210.05%
uganda25100.02%
south africa2670.02%
jamaica27150.04%
afghanistan10230.01%
albania10810.0%
algeria11020.0%
angola11210.0%
austria12310.0%
brazil14230.01%
british virgin islands14510.0%
bulgaria14730.01%
czech republic17610.0%
democratic republic of congo17820.0%
denmark17910.0%
dominican republic18310.0%
ecuador18730.01%
egypt18810.0%
estonia19220.0%
ethiopia19310.0%
finland19810.0%
gambia20310.0%
gibraltar20610.0%
greece20930.01%
guernsey21410.0%
guyana21720.0%
hungary22330.01%
iran23020.0%
iraq23150.01%
israel23420.0%
ivory coast23510.0%
jordan24110.0%
kosovo24810.0%
kuwait24910.0%
latvia25210.0%
libya25620.0%
lithuania259110.03%
malaysia26620.0%
mauritius27330.01%
mozambique28410.0%
nepal28880.02%
norway29610.0%
philippines30980.02%
portugal312100.02%
romania318190.05%
russia32030.01%
senegal32620.0%
sierra leone33040.01%
singapore33110.0%
slovakia33240.01%
somalia335140.03%
south america33610.0%
nevis33710.0%
st lucia33910.0%
st vincent and the grenadines34120.0%
sudan34320.0%
sweden34610.0%
switzerland34710.0%
taiwan34920.0%
tanzania35120.0%
the netherlands35350.01%
trinidad and tobago35930.01%
tunisia36110.0%
ukraine36510.0%
vietnam37730.01%
west indies38210.0%
yemen38410.0%
zambia38670.02%
zimbabwe38770.02%
the caribbean / french caribbean38810.0%
not elsewhere codable99710.0%
Total42168100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-960.01%
inapplicable-84169692.27%
refusal-250.01%
don't know-110.0%
republic of ireland5590.13%
france6450.1%
germany7390.09%
italy8510.11%
spain9360.08%
poland102070.46%
cyprus11290.06%
turkey12370.08%
australia13200.04%
new zealand14100.02%
canada15150.03%
u.s.a.16310.07%
china / hong kong17640.14%
india184020.89%
pakistan194541.0%
bangladesh201650.37%
sri lanka21640.14%
kenya22840.19%
ghana23620.14%
nigeria241400.31%
uganda25440.1%
south africa26580.13%
jamaica271220.27%
portugal (IEMB only)28530.12%
brazil (IEMB only)29200.04%
afghanistan102410.09%
east africa10310.0%
africa10620.0%
albania10820.0%
algeria11080.02%
angola112140.03%
antigua11430.01%
argentina11620.0%
austria12330.01%
azerbaijan12430.01%
barbados129120.03%
belgium13250.01%
bermuda13510.0%
bolivia13710.0%
bosnia and herzegovina14010.0%
botswana14110.0%
british virgin islands14510.0%
brunei14610.0%
bulgaria147290.06%
burkina faso14810.0%
cambodia15110.0%
cameroon152130.03%
chile16120.0%
colombia165200.04%
costa rica17110.0%
croatia17310.0%
czech republic176220.05%
democratic republic of congo178270.06%
denmark17960.01%
dominica18210.0%
dominican republic18320.0%
dubai18420.0%
ecuador18750.01%
egypt188130.03%
eritrea191110.02%
estonia19240.01%
ethiopia193110.02%
fiji19720.0%
finland19810.0%
gambia20390.02%
georgia republic20530.01%
greece209140.03%
grenada21110.0%
guinea21520.0%
guinea-bissau21640.01%
guyana217100.02%
hungary223360.08%
iceland22510.0%
indonesia22830.01%
iran230110.02%
iraq231290.06%
israel23460.01%
ivory coast235100.02%
japan23660.01%
jersey23820.0%
jordan24110.0%
kashmir24260.01%
kazakhstan24320.0%
korea, republic of24720.0%
kosovo248110.02%
kuwait24950.01%
latvia252140.03%
lebanon253120.03%
libya256110.02%
lithuania259410.09%
malawi265140.03%
malaysia266330.07%
malta26930.01%
mauritius273200.04%
mexico27560.01%
middle east27610.0%
moldova27850.01%
montenegro28110.0%
montserrat28230.01%
morocco28350.01%
mozambique28430.01%
myanmar28520.0%
nepal288270.06%
norway29650.01%
palestine30140.01%
philippines309330.07%
portugal31240.01%
romania318650.14%
russia320120.03%
rwanda32170.02%
kingdom of saudi arabia325100.02%
senegal32640.01%
serbia32750.01%
sierra leone330190.04%
singapore33180.02%
slovakia332310.07%
solomon islands33410.0%
somalia335970.21%
nevis33750.01%
st lucia33960.01%
st vincent and the grenadines34120.0%
sudan343130.03%
sweden34680.02%
switzerland34760.01%
syrian arab republic34870.02%
taiwan34940.01%
tanzania351170.04%
thailand352100.02%
the netherlands353340.08%
togo35510.0%
trinidad and tobago359130.03%
ukraine36550.01%
united arab emirates36830.01%
uzbekistan37310.0%
vietnam377120.03%
west indies38210.0%
yemen38460.01%
yugoslavia38510.0%
zambia386230.05%
zimbabwe387320.07%
south sudan38920.0%
Total45188100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-910.0%
inapplicable-84452999.32%
refusal-210.0%
don't know-110.0%
republic of ireland550.01%
france640.01%
germany7100.02%
italy820.0%
spain920.0%
poland10180.04%
turkey1220.0%
australia1330.01%
canada1530.01%
u.s.a.1650.01%
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%
east africa10310.0%
africa10610.0%
albania10830.01%
algeria11010.0%
angola11220.0%
austria12320.0%
barbados12910.0%
belgium13210.0%
brazil14210.0%
bulgaria14740.01%
cambodia15120.0%
colombia16510.0%
czech republic17620.0%
denmark17910.0%
ecuador18710.0%
egypt18830.01%
eritrea19110.0%
hungary22320.0%
iraq23140.01%
isle of man23310.0%
israel23410.0%
jersey23820.0%
lebanon25310.0%
libya25610.0%
lithuania25910.0%
macedonia26310.0%
malawi26510.0%
malaysia26620.0%
mauritius27310.0%
myanmar28510.0%
nepal28830.01%
norway29610.0%
palestine30110.0%
philippines30920.0%
portugal31270.02%
romania31840.01%
russia32010.0%
somalia33570.02%
st vincent and the grenadines34110.0%
tanzania35110.0%
thailand35220.0%
the netherlands35330.01%
ukraine36510.0%
vietnam37720.0%
west indies38210.0%
yugoslavia38510.0%
zambia38610.0%
zimbabwe38750.01%
not elsewhere codable99710.0%
Total44833100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-910.0%
inapplicable-84663299.07%
republic of ireland560.01%
france650.01%
germany7150.03%
italy830.01%
spain960.01%
poland10250.05%
cyprus1110.0%
turkey1250.01%
australia1360.01%
new zealand1420.0%
canada1520.0%
u.s.a.16100.02%
china / hong kong17120.03%
india18510.11%
pakistan19630.13%
bangladesh20440.09%
sri lanka2180.02%
kenya2260.01%
ghana2370.01%
nigeria24270.06%
uganda2550.01%
south africa2620.0%
jamaica2790.02%
afghanistan10230.01%
africa10610.0%
angola11210.0%
austria12320.0%
bahamas12610.0%
barbados12920.0%
belgium13210.0%
bulgaria14710.0%
colombia16510.0%
czech republic17620.0%
fiji19710.0%
finland19810.0%
gambia20310.0%
greece20930.01%
grenada21110.0%
guatemala21310.0%
guinea21510.0%
hungary22330.01%
iran23020.0%
iraq23120.0%
latvia25210.0%
libya25610.0%
lithuania25920.0%
malawi26510.0%
malaysia26610.0%
mauritius27340.01%
moldova27820.0%
nepal28840.01%
philippines309100.02%
portugal31260.01%
romania31820.0%
russia32010.0%
kingdom of saudi arabia32520.0%
senegal32610.0%
sierra leone33010.0%
singapore33120.0%
slovakia33210.0%
somalia33590.02%
nevis33710.0%
tanzania35110.0%
thailand35220.0%
the netherlands35370.01%
trinidad and tobago35940.01%
tunisia36110.0%
ukraine36510.0%
vietnam37710.0%
yemen38420.0%
zambia38610.0%
zimbabwe387140.03%
not elsewhere codable99710.0%
Total47071100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-84849297.59%
northern ireland410.0%
republic of ireland5300.06%
france6180.04%
germany7290.06%
italy8150.03%
spain980.02%
poland10360.07%
cyprus1150.01%
turkey12170.03%
australia1360.01%
new zealand1430.01%
canada1580.02%
the united states of america16130.03%
china / hong kong17190.04%
india181360.27%
pakistan191800.36%
bangladesh201480.3%
sri lanka21310.06%
kenya22140.03%
ghana23240.05%
nigeria24370.07%
uganda25210.04%
south africa26170.03%
jamaica27370.07%
afghanistan10290.02%
east africa10320.0%
africa10620.0%
albania10830.01%
algeria11030.01%
angola11220.0%
antigua11410.0%
austria12310.0%
bahamas12610.0%
barbados12950.01%
belgium13230.01%
bermuda13510.0%
bolivia13710.0%
brazil14250.01%
brunei14610.0%
cameroon15230.01%
chile16120.0%
colombia16550.01%
croatia17310.0%
cuba17420.0%
democratic republic of congo17860.01%
denmark17940.01%
egypt18840.01%
eritrea19120.0%
estonia19220.0%
ethiopia19340.01%
fiji19710.0%
gambia20320.0%
georgia republic20510.0%
greece20920.0%
grenada21150.01%
guinea21510.0%
guinea-bissau21610.0%
guyana21740.01%
hungary22340.01%
indonesia22810.0%
iran23060.01%
iraq23190.02%
isle of man23310.0%
ivory coast23530.01%
japan23630.01%
kuwait24930.01%
liberia25510.0%
libya25610.0%
lithuania25950.01%
malawi26540.01%
malaysia26660.01%
malta26930.01%
mauritius27390.02%
mexico27510.0%
moldova27860.01%
montserrat28210.0%
morocco28320.0%
nepal288110.02%
nicaragua29110.0%
norway29640.01%
palestine30130.01%
peru30710.0%
philippines309130.03%
portugal31270.01%
romania31860.01%
russia32030.01%
kingdom of saudi arabia32520.0%
seychelles32810.0%
sierra leone33070.01%
singapore33130.01%
somalia335380.08%
south america33610.0%
st lucia33940.01%
st vincent and the grenadines34110.0%
sudan34350.01%
sweden34620.0%
switzerland34710.0%
tajikistan35050.01%
tanzania35130.01%
thailand35260.01%
the netherlands35360.01%
trinidad and tobago35940.01%
tunisia36130.01%
ukraine36540.01%
vietnam37730.01%
west indies38220.0%
yemen38430.01%
zambia38690.02%
zimbabwe387180.04%
not elsewhere codable99760.01%
Total49692100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
missing-94985691.36%
inapplicable-831275.73%
refusal-210.0%
republic of ireland5430.08%
france6130.02%
germany7460.08%
italy8140.03%
spain9130.02%
poland10650.12%
cyprus11100.02%
turkey12190.03%
australia1390.02%
new zealand1460.01%
canada1590.02%
the united states of america16190.03%
china / hong kong17240.04%
india182280.42%
pakistan192200.4%
bangladesh202020.37%
sri lanka21350.06%
kenya22180.03%
ghana23260.05%
nigeria24460.08%
uganda25210.04%
south africa26290.05%
jamaica27440.08%
afghanistan10280.01%
west africa10510.0%
africa10620.0%
albania10840.01%
algeria11030.01%
angola11230.01%
argentina11620.0%
austria12320.0%
bahrain12720.0%
barbados12980.01%
belgium13240.01%
benin13410.0%
bosnia and herzegovina14010.0%
brazil14220.0%
burundi14920.0%
cameroon15240.01%
canary islands15310.0%
chile16120.0%
colombia16560.01%
croatia17310.0%
cuba17410.0%
czechoslovakia17710.0%
democratic republic of congo17890.02%
denmark17910.0%
dominica18230.01%
ecuador18710.0%
egypt18850.01%
el salvador18910.0%
eritrea19140.01%
estonia19210.0%
ethiopia19340.01%
fiji19720.0%
finland19810.0%
gambia20310.0%
gibraltar20610.0%
greece20940.01%
grenada21160.01%
guernsey21420.0%
guinea21510.0%
guinea-bissau21610.0%
guyana21740.01%
hungary22330.01%
indonesia22810.0%
iran23080.01%
iraq231100.02%
isle of man23330.01%
israel23420.0%
ivory coast23550.01%
japan23650.01%
kashmir24220.0%
korea, republic of24720.0%
kosovo24830.01%
latvia25220.0%
lebanon25320.0%
libya25610.0%
lithuania25950.01%
madagascar26410.0%
malawi26560.01%
malaysia266100.02%
malta26940.01%
mauritius273130.02%
moldova27810.0%
montserrat28210.0%
morocco28330.01%
mozambique28410.0%
myanmar28510.0%
nepal288150.03%
norway29630.01%
palestine30110.0%
peru30710.0%
philippines309200.04%
portugal312160.03%
romania31850.01%
russia32040.01%
kingdom of saudi arabia32520.0%
seychelles32810.0%
sierra leone33060.01%
singapore33110.0%
slovakia33220.0%
somalia335230.04%
south america33620.0%
nevis33710.0%
st lucia33920.0%
st vincent and the grenadines34110.0%
sudan34310.0%
sweden34670.01%
switzerland34730.01%
syrian arab republic34810.0%
taiwan34920.0%
tanzania351110.02%
thailand35280.01%
the netherlands35370.01%
togo35510.0%
trinidad and tobago35950.01%
tunisia36110.0%
ukraine36520.0%
united arab emirates36830.01%
venezuela37620.0%
vietnam37750.01%
west indies38230.01%
zambia38670.01%
zimbabwe387380.07%
the caribbean / french caribbean38810.0%
not elsewhere codable99740.01%
Total54569100.0%

Frequencies

Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
inapplicable-83870875.91%
proxy-732626.4%
refusal-220.0%
don't know-110.0%
england1130.03%
scotland210.0%
republic of ireland53230.63%
france6970.19%
germany72480.49%
italy8820.16%
spain9490.1%
poland103280.64%
cyprus11640.13%
turkey121190.23%
australia13730.14%
new zealand14520.1%
canada15600.12%
the united states of america161320.26%
china / hong kong172340.46%
india1811082.17%
pakistan198651.7%
bangladesh208121.59%
sri lanka212520.49%
kenya221980.39%
ghana232190.43%
nigeria243190.63%
uganda25970.19%
south africa261800.35%
jamaica273880.76%
aden10140.01%
afghanistan102590.12%
east africa10330.01%
west africa10520.0%
africa10650.01%
albania10860.01%
algeria110230.05%
angola112280.05%
anguilla11340.01%
antigua11450.01%
argentina11660.01%
armenia11810.0%
austria123160.03%
azerbaijan12420.0%
bahamas12630.01%
bahrain12750.01%
barbados129520.1%
belarus13130.01%
belgium132250.05%
benin13410.0%
bermuda13550.01%
bosnia and herzegovina140110.02%
botswana14110.0%
brazil142310.06%
brunei14620.0%
bulgaria147160.03%
burkina faso14810.0%
burundi14980.02%
cambodia15110.0%
cameroon152180.04%
cape verde15420.0%
channel islands16010.0%
chile161110.02%
colombia165160.03%
zaire16820.0%
cuba17430.01%
czech republic176220.04%
czechoslovakia17710.0%
democratic republic of congo178590.12%
denmark179180.04%
djibouti18010.0%
dominica182150.03%
dominican republic18320.0%
dubai18420.0%
ecuador18730.01%
egypt188360.07%
el salvador18910.0%
eritrea191370.07%
ethiopia193260.05%
falkland islands19510.0%
fiji19750.01%
finland198110.02%
gabon20210.0%
gambia203180.04%
gaudeloupe20420.0%
georgia republic20510.0%
gibraltar20690.02%
greece209300.06%
grenada211220.04%
guernsey21440.01%
guinea21510.0%
guinea-bissau21640.01%
guyana217480.09%
haiti21810.0%
honduras22210.0%
hungary223300.06%
indonesia228180.04%
iran230550.11%
iraq231680.13%
isle of man23330.01%
israel234120.02%
ivory coast235210.04%
japan236320.06%
jersey23850.01%
jordan24160.01%
kashmir242160.03%
kazakhstan24360.01%
korea, republic of24770.01%
kosovo248110.02%
kuwait24960.01%
laos25110.0%
latvia252160.03%
lebanon253210.04%
liberia25560.01%
libya25670.01%
lithuania259440.09%
madagascar26410.0%
malawi265330.06%
malaysia266790.15%
malta269250.05%
martinique27110.0%
mauritius273530.1%
mexico27540.01%
middle east27610.0%
moldova27820.0%
montserrat282190.04%
morocco283240.05%
mozambique28450.01%
myanmar285190.04%
namibia28620.0%
nepal288350.07%
norway296140.03%
palestine30170.01%
panama30310.0%
papua new guinea30510.0%
paraguay30610.0%
peru30740.01%
philippines3091010.2%
portugal312630.12%
qatar31450.01%
romania318260.05%
russia320310.06%
rwanda32140.01%
kingdom of saudi arabia325260.05%
senegal32660.01%
serbia32770.01%
seychelles32870.01%
sierra leone330420.08%
singapore331520.1%
slovakia332220.04%
slovinia33320.0%
somalia3352090.41%
south america33620.0%
nevis337160.03%
st helena33810.0%
st lucia339220.04%
st vincent and the grenadines341140.03%
sudan343310.06%
swaziland34510.0%
sweden346220.04%
switzerland347100.02%
syrian arab republic34860.01%
taiwan34970.01%
tanzania351410.08%
thailand352440.09%
the netherlands353350.07%
togo35520.0%
trinidad and tobago359530.1%
tunisia36110.0%
tuvalu36410.0%
ukraine365160.03%
union of soviet socialist states36730.01%
united arab emirates36860.01%
uruguay37010.0%
venezuela37660.01%
vietnam377280.05%
west indies382100.02%
yemen384180.04%
yugoslavia38510.0%
zambia386360.07%
zimbabwe3871600.31%
the caribbean / french caribbean38830.01%
not elsewhere codable997220.04%
Total50994100.0%

Origin

Uses W_PLBORNC_ALL on data file W_INDRESP
Uses BW_PLBORNC_ALL_BH on data file BW_INDRESP

Statistics

MeanNumber MissingMinMaxStd DevN
100.471292581.0997.0148.4217829