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Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Attitudes to discrimination and positive action

Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Attitudes to discrimination and positive action

Friday, September 30, 2016

ISBN: 9781786524744

This report explores attitudes to discrimination and positive action in Scotland in relation to: age, disability, gender, race, religion, gender reassignment and sexual orientation.

Executive Summary

Every 4-5 years since 2002, the Scottish Government has funded questions on attitudes to discrimination and positive action in the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey. This report contains new findings from the 2015 survey, based on interviews with 1,288 people between July 2015 and January 2016, and compares these to findings from previous years, to examine how attitudes have changed over time.