Codes and Frequencies
BPLIE indicates the person's region of birth within Ireland.
BPLIE is harmonized by name, not by boundary changes.
Comparability — General
This variable is comparable across time apart from the minor difference in the universe between 1996 and 2002. The universe for the 2002 and 2011 samples is non-absent persons, whereas the universe for earlier samples is all persons.
County of birth is available in the source variable for 2011.
Northern Ireland is included in ‘Abroad’.
- Ireland 1971: All persons
- Ireland 1981: All persons
- Ireland 1986: All persons
- Ireland 1991: All persons
- Ireland 1996: All persons
- Ireland 2002: Non-absent persons
- Ireland 2006: Non-absent persons
- Ireland 2011: Non-absent persons
- Ireland: 1971, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2002, 2006, 2011