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Equality Evidence Reviews

Equality Evidence Reviews

The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s guidance on setting equality outcomes states that public authorities, such as the Scottish Government, should use a range of evidence relating to people with protected characteristics to set their equality outcomes. A series of seven evidence reviews has been conducted to inform the development of the Scottish Government’s equality outcomes. The reviews explore available evidence about the scale and severity of issues faced by people with protected characteristics.


  • The protected characteristics addressed by the reviews are Age, Disability, Ethnicity, Gender, Sexual Orientation & Transgender, Pregnancy & Maternity, and Religion.



Equality Outcomes

Setting the Equality Outcomes

The Scottish Government Equality Outcomes, and information about how they were set, can be found here:

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes



If you have any enquiries relating to the Equality Evidence Reviews then please contact us at:

Email: equality-and-tackling-poverty-analysis@scotland.gsi.gov.uk