Ethnic origin of person

Status: This was the recommended standard from May 08, 2013 to October 18, 2015.

Definition

Ethnic origin refers to the ethnic or cultural origins of the respondent's ancestors.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.

Classifications

Relation to previous version

  • Ethnic origin of person October 19, 2015 to current

    This standard replaces the recommended standard 'Ethnic origin of person'. The definition has been revised, and a usage note and information about conformity to international standards added.

  • Ethnic origin of person May 08, 2013 to October 18, 2015

    This was the recommended standard from May 08, 2013 to October 18, 2015.

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