Codes and Frequencies
Most IPUMS data transformations are performed using variable harmonization tables that specify how each value in the source data is recoded. Some variables also require programming logic in addition to the harmonization table. The harmonization documents for this variable are:
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.
- Nepal 2001: All persons
- Nepal 2011: All persons
- Nepal: 2001, 2011