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Collecting equality data

Published: 18 May 2012

Guidance notes on the recommended questions to ask when collecting information on: age, disability, ethnic group, gender, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Published:
18 May 2012
Collecting equality data

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.

Note:‚Äč Currently the data collection guidance on gender/sex is under review. Please contact social-justice-analysis@gov.scot for further guidance on this

Asking questions on age

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Asking questions on disability

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Asking questions on ethnic group

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