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 IndianIncludes people who indicate their race as “Asian Indian” or report entries such as India or East Indian.

BangladeshiIncludes people who provide a response such as Bangladeshi or Bangladesh.

BhutaneseIncludes people who provide a response such as Bhutanese or Bhutan.

BurmeseIncludes people who provide a response such as Burmese or Burma.

CambodianIncludes people who provide a response such as Cambodian or Cambodia.

ChineseIncludes people who indicate their race as “Chinese” or report entries such as China or Chinese American. In some census tabulations, written entries of Taiwanese are included with Chinese, while in others they are shown separately.

FilipinoIncludes people who indicate their race as “Filipino” or report entries such as Philippines or Filipino American.

HmongIncludes people who provide a response such as Hmong or Mong.

IndonesianIncludes people who provide a response such as Indonesian or Indonesia.

JapaneseIncludes people who indicate their race as “Japanese” or report entries such as Japan or Japanese American.

KoreanIncludes people who indicate their race as “Korean” or report entries such as Korea or Korean American.

LaotianIncludes people who provide a response such as Laotian or Laos.

MalaysianIncludes people who provide a response such as Malaysian or Malaysia.

NepaleseIncludes people who provide a response such as Nepalese or Nepal.

PakistaniIncludes people who provide a response such as Pakistani or Pakistan.

Sri LankanIncludes people who provide a response such as Sri Lankan or Sri Lanka.

TaiwaneseIncludes people who provide a response such as Taiwanese or Taiwan.

ThaiIncludes people who provide a response such as Thai or Thailand.

VietnameseIncludes people who indicate their race as “Vietnamese” or report entries such as Vietnam or Vietnamese American.

Other Asian, specifiedIncludes people who provide a response of another Asian group, such as Iwo Jiman, Maldivian, Mongolian, Okinawan, or Singaporean.

Other Asian, not specifiedIncludes respondents who checked the Other Asian response category on the census questionnaire and did not write in a specific group or wrote in a generic term such as “Asian” or “Asiatic.”

 

Related terms: Census (decennial), Ethnic Origin or Race, Race

 

Related help topics: Search Using Filters by Population Groups