URI

https://standards.digital.health.nz/codesystem/ethnic-group-level-4

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
10000 European nfd
11111 New Zealand European
12100 British nfd
12111 Celtic nfd
12112 Channel Islander
12113 Cornish
12114 English
12116 Irish
12117 Manx
12119 Scottish
12121 Welsh
12199 British nec
12211 Dutch
12311 Greek
12411 Polish
12500 South Slav nfd
12511 Croatian
12512 Dalmatian
12513 Macedonian
12514 Serbian
12515 Slovenian
12516 Bosnian
12599 South Slav nec
12611 Italian
12711 German
12811 Australian
12911 Albanian
12912 Armenian
12913 Austrian
12914 Belgian
12915 Bulgarian
12916 Belorussian
12918 Cypriot nfd
12919 Czech
12920 Danish
12921 Estonian
12922 Finnish
12923 Flemish
12924 French
12926 Hungarian
12927 Icelandic
12928 Latvian
12929 Lithuanian
12930 Maltese
12931 Norwegian
12932 Portuguese
12933 Romanian
12934 Gypsy
12935 Russian
12937 Slavic
12938 Slovak
12939 Spanish
12940 Swedish
12941 Swiss
12942 Ukrainian
12943 American
12945 Canadian
12947 New Caledonian
12948 South African European
12949 Afrikaner
12950 Zimbabwean European
12999 European nec
21111 Māori
30000 Pacific Peoples nfd
31111 Samoan
32100 Cook Islands Maori
33111 Tongan
34111 Niuean
35111 Tokelauan
36111 Fijian
37112 Indigenous Australian
37122 Hawaiian
37124 Kiribati
37130 Nauruan
37135 Papua New Guinean
37137 Pitcairn Islander
37138 Rotuman
37140 Tahitian
37141 Solomon Islander
37144 Tuvaluan
37145 Ni Vanuatu
37199 Pacific Peoples nec
40000 Asian nfd
41000 Southeast Asian nfd
41111 Filipino
41211 Cambodian
41311 Vietnamese
41411 Burmese
41412 Indonesian
41413 Lao
41414 Malay
41415 Thai
41416 Karen
41417 Chin
41499 Southeast Asian nec
42100 Chinese nfd
42111 Hong Kong Chinese
42112 Cambodian Chinese
42113 Malaysian Chinese
42114 Singaporean Chinese
42115 Vietnamese Chinese
42116 Taiwanese
42199 Chinese nec
43100 Indian nfd
43111 Bengali
43112 Fijian Indian
43114 Indian Tamil
43115 Punjabi
43116 Sikh
43117 Anglo Indian
43118 Malaysian Indian
43119 South African Indian
43199 Indian nec
44100 Sri Lankan nfd
44111 Sinhalese
44112 Sri Lankan Tamil
44199 Sri Lankan nec
44211 Japanese
44311 Korean
44411 Afghani
44412 Bangladeshi
44413 Nepalese
44414 Pakistani
44415 Tibetan
44416 Eurasian
44417 Bhutanese
44418 Maldivian
44419 Mongolian
44499 Asian nec
51100 Middle Eastern nfd
51111 Algerian
51112 Arab
51113 Assyrian
51114 Egyptian
51115 Iranian/Persian
51116 Iraqi
51117 Israeli/Jewish
51118 Jordanian
51119 Kurd
51120 Lebanese
51122 Moroccan
51124 Palestinian
51125 Syrian
51127 Turkish
51199 Middle Eastern nec
52100 Latin American nfd
52111 Argentinian
52112 Bolivian
52113 Brazilian
52114 Chilean
52115 Colombian
52118 Ecuadorian
52123 Mexican
52127 Peruvian
52128 Puerto Rican
52129 Uruguayan
52130 Venezuelan
52199 Latin American nec
53100 African nfd
53113 Jamaican
53114 Kenyan
53115 Nigerian
53116 African American
53118 Caribbean
53119 Somali
53120 Eritrean
53121 Ethiopian
53122 Ghanaian
53123 Burundian
53124 Congolese
53125 Sudanese
53126 Zambian
53127 Other Zimbabwean
53199 African nec
61113 Indigenous American
61115 Mauritian
61116 Seychellois
61117 Other South African
61118 New Zealander
61199 Other Ethnicity nec
94444 Don’t Know
95555 Refused to Answer
96666 Repeated Value
97777 Response Unidentifiable
98888 Response Outside Scope
99999 Not Stated