ILR specification: 2021 to 2022

Ethnicity: field

Definition

The ethnic origin of the learner, based on the 2011 census.

Reason required

To monitor the distribution of ethnic groups amongst learners in the context of adequacy and sufficiency.

Schema definitions

XML Element Name
Ethnicity
Field length
2
Data type
xs:int
Minimum occurrences
1
Maximum occurrences
1
Part of

Collection requirements

  • Collected for all learners

Attribute Codes

CodeDefinition
31English / Welsh / Scottish / Northern Irish / British
32Irish
33Gypsy or Irish Traveller
34Any Other White background
35White and Black Caribbean
36White and Black African
37White and Asian
38Any Other Mixed / multiple ethnic background
39Indian
40Pakistani
41Bangladeshi
42Chinese
43Any other Asian background
44African
45Caribbean
46Any other Black / African / Caribbean background
47Arab
98Any other ethnic group
99Not provided

Notes

This must be completed for all learners, refer to the Provider Support Manual for guidance about collecting this data.


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