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Collecting equality information

Collecting equality information

This page contains the guidance notes on the recommended questions to ask when collecting information on:

age, disability, ethnic group, gender, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Currently, there is no fully tested recommended question with which to collect information on gender identity in surveys or other data sources. A recent project carried out for the Equality and Human Rights Commission began work into this and the Scottish Government is considering future work in this area.

Collecting equality information - guidance for asking questions

Downloadable documents:

Title:Collecting equality information - guidance for asking questions
Description:Guidance on collecting information on equality characteristics.
File:Collecting Equality Information Guidance on Asking Questions on: Age [PDF, 20.9 kb: 18 May 2012]
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File:Collecting Equality Information Guidance on Asking Questions on: Disability [PDF, 34.4 kb: 18 May 2012]
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File:Collecting Equality Information Guidance on Asking Questions on: Gender [PDF, 20.8 kb: 18 May 2012]
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File:Collecting Equality Information Guidance on Asking Questions on: Religion/Belief [PDF, 34.0 kb: 18 May 2012]
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File:Collecting Equality Information Guidance on Asking Questions on: Sexual Orientation [PDF, 86.1 kb: 18 May 2012]
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File:Collecting Equality Information Guidance on Asking Questions on: Ethnic Group [PDF, 71.5 kb: 31 May 2012]
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