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An official, often periodic, accounting of the population or other areas (e.g., housing, agriculture, etc.) of a country. Include a country tag.

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What is the rationale for the United Kingdom statistics body not allowing black people to identify as having an English ethnicity in its surveys?

Ethnicity The concept of ethnicity has been described by the UK's highest court in this way For a group to constitute an ethnic group... it must, in my opinion, regard itself, and be regarded by ...