Last updated
22 Nov 2021

What do you feel is your national identity?

How do I answer this question?

Select all that apply. If you select 'Other', enter your other national identity or identities. 

What does ‘national identity’ mean? 

National identity is a feeling of attachment to a nation. This does not need to be the same as your ethnic group or legal nationality (citizenship). For example, this could be about the country or countries where you feel you belong or think of as home.

Is this question asking about my legal nationality?

No. The question is asking which nation or nations you identify with. This question is not asking about legal nationality.

I identify with more than one nation. How do I answer?

You can tick as many of the listed nationalities as you like. You can also type in your national identity or identities.

I am answering for someone else. How do I answer?

If you are answering on behalf of someone else, where possible you should ask them how they want to answer. If they are away, select the answer you think they would choose.

Why is this question asked?

This information supports a better understanding of cultural identity.

Who should answer this question?

Everyone should answer this question. 

Answering on paper

You can tick as many of the listed nationalities as you like. You can also write in your national identity or identities. You can write in as many national identities as you identify with.

If there is not enough space, write in as much as the space allows. Only write in one character per box.

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