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Presentation of National Identity Data

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This section provides guidance on how national identity data should be presented for England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, GB and the UK.

Please note that for presentation of data for England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, GB and the UK, the order of response categories should follow that of national identity question (a). However, if a single UK question is used then presentation of data for Northern Ireland and the UK should follow order of response categories as per national identity question (b).

How should data be presented for national identity in England?

This is the recommended presentation for national identity data in England

National identity data presentation for England

Note: XXX indicates where data will be in the presentation table

English XXX
Welsh XXX
Scottish XXX
Northern Irish XXX
British XXX
Other XXX

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How should data be presented for national identity in Wales?

This is the recommended presentation for national identity data in Wales

National identity data presentation for Wales

Note: XXX indicates where data will be in the presentation table

Welsh XXX
English XXX
Scottish XXX
Northern Irish XXX
British XXX
Other XXX

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How should data be presented for national Identity in Scotland?

This is the recommended presentation for national identity data in Scotland

National identity data presentation for Scotland

Note: XXX indicates where data will be in the presentation table

Scottish XXX
Welsh XXX
English XXX
Northern Irish XXX
British XXX
Other XXX

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How should data be presented for national identity in Northern Ireland?

This is the recommended presentation for national identity data in Northern Ireland

National identity data presentation for Northern Ireland

Note: XXX indicates where data will be in the presentation table

British XXX
Irish XXX
Northern Irish XXX
English XXX
Scottish XXX
Welsh XXX
Other XXX

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How should data be presented for national identity in GB and the UK?

Data presentations on national identity for GB and the UK should follow the question format of the National identity question (a) below.

Data presentation for national identity data in GB and UK

Note: XXX indicates where data will be in the presentation table

British XXX
English XXX
Scottish XXX
Welsh XXX
Northern Irish XXX
Other* XXX

To note

*’Irish’ is combined with ‘Other’. An explanatory note should be provided regarding use of the ‘Irish’ category in Northern Ireland.

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How should data be presented for national identity in Northern Ireland or the UK if using the single UK question?

Data presentations on national identity for Northern Ireland or the UK should follow the question format of the National identity question (b) below.

Data presentation for national identity data in Northern Ireland
 (or if using the single UK question)

Note: XXX indicates where data will be in the presentation table

British XXX
English XXX
Scottish XXX
Welsh XXX
Northern Irish XXX
Irish XXX
Other XXX

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