Data Dictionary: ACS 2005 -- 2009 (5-Year Estimates)
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Table: T16. Asian By Specific Origin (Asian With One Asian Category For Selected Groups) [19]
Universe: Total Asian categories tallied for people with one Asian category only and people with no specific Asian category reported
Table Details
T16. Asian By Specific Origin (Asian With One Asian Category For Selected Groups)
Universe: Total Asian categories tallied for people with one Asian category only and people with no specific Asian category reported
Variable Label
T016_001
T016_002
T016_003
T016_004
T016_005
T016_006
T016_007
T016_008
T016_009
T016_010
T016_011
T016_012
T016_013
T016_014
T016_015
T016_016
T016_017
T016_018
T016_019
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2005-2009 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
 
Asian
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam. It includes "Asian Indian," "Chinese," "Filipino," "Korean," "Japanese," "Vietnamese," and "Other Asian."

Asian Indian
Includes people who indicate their race as "Asian Indian" or identified themselves as Bengalese, Bharat, Dravidian, East Indian, or Goanese.

Chinese
Includes people who indicate their race as "Chinese" or who identify themselves as Cantonese, or Chinese American. In some tabulations, written entries of Taiwanese are included with Chinese while in others they are shown separately.

Filipino
Includes people who indicate their race as "Filipino" or who report entries such as Philipino, Philipine, or Filipino American.

Japanese
Includes people who indicate their race as "Japanese" or who report entries such as Nipponese or Japanese American.

Korean
Includes people who indicate their race as "Korean" or who provide a response of Korean American.

Vietnamese
Includes people who indicate their race as "Vietnamese" or who provide a response of Vietnamese American.

Cambodian
Includes people who provide a response such as "Cambodian" or Cambodia.

Includes people who provide a response such as Hmong, Laohmong, or Mong.

Laotian
Includes people who provide a response such as Laotian, Laos, or Lao.

Includes people who provide a response such as Thai, Thailand, or Siamese.

Other Asian
Includes people who provide a write-in response of an Asian group, such as Bangladeshi, Bhutanese, Burmese, Indochinese, Indonesian, Iwo Jiman, Madagascar, Malaysian, Maldivian, Nepalese, Okinawan, Pakistani, Singaporean, Sri Lankan, or Other Asian, not specified.