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Statistics and research

You can find a collection of statistics relating to gender equality here. Click on the title of the resource to access the information.

Key statistics about women and men in Scotland including income, education, health and transport.

The Gender Audit, independent research commissioned by the Scottish Government to provide a review of statistics on gender differences and inequalities in Scotland across a range of key areas of social and economic life, was published in March 2007.

PRIME is a collection of equality related (web-based) resources, designed to help policy makers and researchers understand the broad range of equality issues that have relevancy across policy areas.

Other useful sources of information

Sex and Power: Counting Women In 2013 

The Counting Women In coalition (CfWD, the Electoral Reform Society, the Fawcett Society, the HansardSociety and Unlock Democracy)survey, written by the Centre for Women & Democracy shows women's representation in Scotland across a wide range of professions and sectors.