HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide
1.0.0 - Release

HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide, published by HL7 New Zealand

ValueSet: Ethnicity of a person

Official URL: https://nzhts.digital.health.nz/fhir/ValueSet/ethnic-group-level-4-code Version: 1.0.0
Active as of 2022-07-19 Computable Name: Ethnicity

Codes to record a person’s ethnicity, drawn from Level 4 of the Ethnicity code system


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 239 concepts

Expansion based on Level 4 ethnicity codes v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system https://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/ethnic-group-level-4-code

  10000European NFD
  11111New Zealand European
  12100British NFD
  12112Channel Islander
  12118Orkney Islander
  12119Scottish (Scots)
  12120Shetland Islander
  12199British NEC
  12311Greek (including Greek Cypriot)
  12500South Slav (formerly Yugoslav groups) NFD
  12599South Slav (formerly Yugoslav groups) NEC
  12918Cypriot Unspecified
  12933Romanian / Rumanian
  12934Romany / Gypsy
  12937Slavic / Slav
  12943American (US)
  12946Falkland Islander / Kelper
  12947New Caledonian
  12948South African
  12999European NEC
  30000Pacific peoples NFD
  32100Cook Island Māori NFD
  32111Aitutaki Islander
  32112Atiu Islander
  32113Mangaia Islander
  32114Manihiki Islander
  32115Mauke Islander
  32116Mitiaro Islander
  32117Palmerston Islander
  32118Penrhyn Islander
  32119Pukapuka Islander
  32120Rakahanga Islander
  36111Fijian (except Fiji Indian / Indo-Fijian)
  37111Admiralty Islander
  37112Australian Aboriginal
  37113Austral Islander
  37114Belau / Palau Islander
  37115Bismark Archipelagoan
  37117Caroline Islander
  37118Easter Islander
  37119Gambier Islander
  37121Guam Islander / Chamorro
  37123Kanaka / Kanak
  37124I-Kiribati / Gilbertese
  37126Manus Islander
  37127Marianas Islander
  37128Marquesas Islander
  37129Marshall Islander
  37130Nauru Islander
  37131New Britain Islander
  37132New Georgian
  37133New Irelander
  37134Ocean Islander / Banaban
  37135Papuan / New Guinean / Irian Jayan
  37136Phoenix Islander
  37137Pitcairn Islander
  37138Rotuman / Rotuman Islander
  37139Santa Cruz Islander
  37140Society Islander (including Tahitian)
  37141Solomon Islander
  37142Torres Strait Islander / Thursday Islander
  37143Tuamotu Islander
  37144Tuvalu Islander / Ellice Islander
  37145Vanuatu Islander / New Hebridean
  37146Wake Islander
  37147Wallis Islander
  37148Yap Islander
  37199Other Pacific peoples NEC
  40000Asian NFD
  41000Southeast Asian NFD
  41211Khmer / Kampuchean / Cambodian
  41412Indonesian (including Javanese / Sundanese / Sumatran)
  41413Lao / Laotian
  41414Malay / Malayan
  41415Thai / Tai / Siamese
  41499Other Southeast Asian NEC
  42100Chinese NFD
  42111Hong Kong Chinese
  42112Kampuchean Chinese
  42113Malaysian Chinese
  42114Singaporean Chinese
  42115Vietnamese Chinese
  42116Taiwanese Chinese
  42199Chinese NEC
  43100Indian NFD
  43112Fijian Indian / Indo-Fijian
  43117Anglo Indian
  43199Indian NEC
  44100Sri Lankan NFD
  44112Sri Lankan Tamil
  44199Sri Lankan NEC
  44499Other Asian NEC
  51100Middle Eastern NFD
  51115Iranian / Persian
  51117Israeli / Jewish / Hebrew
  51127Turkish (including Turkish Cypriot)
  51199Middle Eastern NEC
  52100Latin American / Hispanic NFD
  52116Costa Rican
  52117Creole (Latin America)
  52122Malvinian (Spanish-speaking Falkland Islander)
  52128Puerto Rican
  52199Latin American / Hispanic NEC
  53100African NFD
  53112Creole (US)
  53116African American
  53118West Indian / Caribbean
  53199Other African NEC
  61111Central American Indian
  61112Inuit / Eskimo
  61113North American Indian
  61114South American Indian
  61116Seychelles Islander
  61117South African Coloured
  61118New Zealander
  61199Other NEC
  94444Don't know
  95555Refused to answer
  96666Repeated Value
  97777Response unidentifiable
  98888Response Outside Scope
  99999Not stated

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code