URI

https://standards.digital.health.nz/codesystem/ethnic-group-level-2

Namespace type

Codesystem

Description

The ethnicity classification codes are sourced from Stats NZ’s Ethnicity New Zealand Standard Classifications 2005 v2.0. For more information about the protocols for collecting, recording, and using data on the ethnicity of people treated by the NZ health and disability sector see the HISO 10001:2017 Ethnicity Data Protocols.

Table of codes

Code Description
10 European nfd
11 New Zealand European
12 Other European
21 Māori
30 Pacific Peoples nfd
31 Samoan
32 Cook Islands Maori
33 Tongan
34 Niuean
35 Tokelauan
36 Fijian
37 Other Pacific Peoples
40 Asian nfd
41 Southeast Asian
42 Chinese
43 Indian
44 Other Asian
51 Middle Eastern
52 Latin American
53 African
61 Other Ethnicity
94 Don’t Know
95 Refused to Answer
96 Repeated Value
97 Response Unidentifiable
98 Response Outside Scope
99 Not Stated