Social Security Scotland client diversity and equalities analysis to March 2023

Information on client diversity and equality of application outcomes for clients applying to Social Security Scotland from 1 June 2021 to 31 March 2023.

All clients are asked to complete an Equality Monitoring and Feedback form along with the application form for each benefit delivered by Social Security Scotland. The data collected is used to identify who is using the service and to investigate how Social Security Scotland processes work for different groups of people. We analyse the equalities data by outcome of application to assess if there is any variation.

This publication covers Best Start Grant and/or Best Start Foods, Funeral Support Payment, Young Carer Grant, Job Start Payment, Scottish Child Payment, Child Disability Payment and Adult Disability Payment.

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