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Equality, Poverty & Welfare Analysis Team

Communities Analytical Services

Scottish Government

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Evidence Finder

Scottish Government and its Agencies collect, analyse and publish equality evidence across a wide range of policy areas. Using the Evidence Finder below you can find this evidence in three ways:

  • by equality characteristic – click on the characteristic you are interested in
  • by policy area – click on the name of the policy area you are interested in
  • by policy area and equality characteristic - for example religion and culture, by clicking on the relevant intersection below. 

The equality evidence is updated twice a year, where new evidence is available, and was last updated in June 2017.

Alternative navigation

This information can also be searched using the menu on the left hand side. If you select one of the equality characteristics you will then be able to navigate to each of the policy pages which contain information by that characteristic.   


Equality EvidenceTransgender, Transport & TravelSexual Orientation, Transport & TravelReligion, Transport & TravelGender, Transport & TravelEthnicity, Transport & TravelDisability, Transport & TravelAge, Transport & TravelAge, School EducationAge, Third SectorDisability, Third SectorEthnicity, Third SectorGender, Third SectorBusiness Enterprise and TourismChildren and FamiliesCrime and JusticeCultureDemographicsEmployability, Skills and Lifelong LearningHealth, Social Care & SportHousing and RegenerationIncome and PovertyLabour MarketLocal GovernmentRural and EnvironmentSchool EducationThird SectorTransport and TravelAgeDisabilityEthnicityGenderReligionSexual OrientationTransgender

Further information

Further information

The information contained on these pages comes from a variety of sources that are updated at different times throughout the year. This website will be updated twice a year and if you would like to check whether there is more up-to-date information please follow the link to the source.

Please note, the information contained in these pages has been gathered from Scottish Government and its Agencies research publications and National or Official statistics.  Users of this website will be notified when a link will take them away from the Scottish Government website.  Scottish Government and its staff are not responsible for content external to this website.