Data Dictionary: ACS 2007 -- 2011 (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 2007-2011 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 people who indicate their race as "Asian Indian," "Chinese," "Filipino," "Korean," "Japanese," "Vietnamese," and "Other Asian" or provide other detailed Asian responses.
Asian Indian
Includes respondents who indicate their race as "Asian Indian" or report entries such as India or East Indian.
Bangladeshi
Includes respondents who report entries such as Bangladeshi or Bangladesh.
Bhutanese
Includes respondents who report entries such as Bhutanese or Bhutan.
Burmese
Includes respondents who report entries such as Burmese or Burma.
Cambodian
Includes respondents who report entries such as Cambodian or Cambodia.
Chinese, except Taiwanese
Includes respondents who indicate their race as "Chinese" or report entries such as China or Chinese American.
Filipino
Includes respondents who indicate their race as "Filipino" or report entries such as Philippines or Filipino American.
Includes respondents who report entries such as Hmong or Mong. Indonesian. Includes respondents who report entries such as Indonesian or Indonesia.

Japanese
Includes respondents who indicate their race as "Japanese" or report entries such as Japan or Japanese American.
Korean
Includes respondents who indicate their race as "Korean" or report entries such as Korea or Korean American.
Laotian
Includes respondents who report entries such as Laotian or Laos.
Malaysian
Includes respondents who report entries such as Malaysian or Malaysia.
Mongolian
Includes respondents who report entries such as Mongolian, Mongolia or Mongol.
Nepalese
Includes respondents who report entries such as Nepalese or Nepal.
Okinawan
Includes respondents who report entries such as Okinawan or Okinawa.
Pakistani
Includes respondents who report entries such as Pakistani or Pakistan.

Sri Lankan
Includes respondents who report entries such as Sri Lankan or Sri Lanka.
Taiwanese
Includes respondents who report entries such as Taiwanese" or Taiwan.
Includes respondents who report entries such as Thai or Thailand.
Vietnamese
Includes respondents who indicate their race as "Vietnamese" or report entries such as Vietnam or Vietnamese American.

Other Asian, specified
Includes respondents who provide a response of another Asian group not shown separately, such as Iwo Jiman, Maldivian, or Singaporean.
Other Asian, not specified
Includes respondents who checked the "Other Asian" response category on the ACS questionnaire and did not write in a specific group or wrote in a generic term such as "Asian," or "Asiatic."
Two or more Asian
Includes respondents who provided multiple Asian responses such as Asian Indian and Japanese; or Vietnamese, Chinese and Hmong.