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ETHNICNP
Ethnicity, Nepal

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Description

ETHNICNP indicates the person's caste or ethnicity in the Nepal sample.

Caste identifies a group according to Hindu caste system, whereas ethnic group means a native group having its own mother tongue and culture.

For example, Brahmin, Chhetri, Kaami, Rajput, Kayastha, Marwadi, etc. are castes, whereas Bhote, Limbu, Tamang are ethnic groups.

Comparability — General

Raute people are included in "other" in 2011 sample due to the very small population.

Universe

  • Nepal 2001: All persons
  • Nepal 2011: All persons

Availability

  • Nepal: 2001, 2011