Presentation on theme: "Census.ac.uk Session 2 Migration, identity, language SARs User Meeting, 28 January 2011 RSS London."— Presentation transcript:
Census.ac.uk Session 2 Migration, identity, language SARs User Meeting, 28 January 2011 RSS London
Census.ac.uk 2011 Language questions (new) 19 How well can you speak English? (E&W, Scotland, NI) Very well Well Not well Not at all
Census.ac.uk Main language 18 What is your main language? (E&W, NI) English Other, write in (including British Sign Language) 17 Do you use a language other than English at home? (Scotland) Tick all that apply. No, English only Yes, British Sign Language Yes, other - please write in
Census.ac.uk Year of Arrival (NEW) EUL Regional / LA 1before Approved Individual and HH -9Not applicable (not from outside UK) 1before … continuous
Census.ac.uk VariableCAMSAPP I /HHEUL Regional/LA YRARRYRARR (E&W, S) YRARR(NI) Unbanded years Banded in 4 cat. Until 1970, in single years Banded, 14 cat. INTENTIONINTENTION Intention to stay in UK (not in Scotland) 3 cat. CITIZENSHIPCITIZENSHIP Passports held (Not in Scotland) 7 cat LANGPRFLANGPRF English- language proficiency 4 cat. MAINLANGMAINLANG Main language (Not in Scotland) 1=English, Separate cat. for all other languages 16 cat.EUL I: 12 cat. EUL LA: 2 cat.
Census.ac.uk Consultation: MAINLANG Comment 1: Include more categories to cover also main languages of the 18 main ethnic groups Comment 2: Expand categories to include Panjabi, Gujarati, Somali, Portuguese, Turkish, Tamil, Yoruba, Chinese and Persian/Farsi. Important languages for Local Authorities in London.
Census.ac.uk Consultation: CITIZENSHIP (Not in Scotland) 1United Kingdom 2United Kingdom and Irish 3United Kingdom and Other 4Irish 5Irish and other 6Other(write in) 7none Comment: More categories for Approved Individual and CAMS file, similar to COB!