Publication - Consultation analysis

Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill: consultation analysis

Published: 2 Sep 2021
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Communities and third sector, Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781802012149

This report presents the analysis of responses to our consultation on the draft Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill.

Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill: consultation analysis
Annex 2 – Responses to Question 3 by geographical area

Annex 2 – Responses to Question 3 by geographical area

 

Table 3: Should the minimum age at which a person can apply for legal gender recognition be reduced from 18 to 16?
Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Not answered Total
Scotland Rest of the UK Rest of the World Total Scotland Rest of the UK Rest of the World Total Scotland Rest of the UK Rest of the World Total Scotland Rest of the UK Rest of the World Total
Organisations
Children or Young People 3 1 - 4 - - - - - - - - 1 - - 1 5
LGBT Group 15 10 1 26 1 2 1 4 2 - - 2 1 1 - 2 34
Local Authority, H&SCP or NHS 10 - - 10 1 - - 1 - - - - 2 - - 2 13
Public Body 3 - - 3 1 - - 1 - - - - - 1 - 1 5
Religious or Belief Body 2 - - 2 27 3 2 32 - - - - 1 - - 1 35
Third Sector Support 9 1 - 10 3 - - 3 1 - - 1 1 - - 1 15
Trans Group 9 4 2 15 - 2 - 2 - - - - 1 1 1 3 20
Union or Political Party 12 2 1 15 3 1 - 4 - - - - 1 - 1 2 21
Women's Group 3 - - 3 14 12 2 28 1 - - 1 1 1 - 2 34
Other 13 4 2 19 6 3 - 9 4 - 1 5 - - - - 33
Total organisations 79 22 6 107 56 23 5 84 8 - 1 9 9 4 2 15 215
% of organisations answering 55% 48% 50% 54% 39% 51% 42% 42% 6% - 8% 5%        
Individuals 4,386 3,069 1,839 9,294 4,418 2,101 425 6,944 223 114 53 390 146 46 23 215 16,843
% of individuals answering 49% 58% 79% 56% 49% 40% 18% 42% 3% 2% 2% 2%
All respondents 4,465 3,091 1,845 9,401 4,474 2,124 430 7,028 231 114 54 399 155 50 25 230 17,058
% of all respondents 48% 57% 78% 55% 48% 39% 18% 41% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1%
% of all those answering 49% 58% 79% 56% 49% 40% 18% 42% 3% 2% 2% 2%        

Please note that in some cases values do not sum to 100% due to rounding.


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