Public sector - understanding equality data collection: main report

This research describes and explores the range of equality and socio-economic disadvantage data collected by public sector organisations. Findings offer insights into what works best in terms of collecting, utilising and safeguarding robust data, highlighting major barriers to its collection or use.

Annex 3: 'Audit' of equality data - template 1

Item / Descriptor / Question

Organisation (Name)

Data Collection ID

Name of Data Collection

Description of Data Collection

Type of Data Collection (Admin / Survey / Census)

Data collection method(s)

Frequency of collection (e.g. ongoing, regular intervals, intermittent, one-off)

Geographical coverage

Population coverage

Is the data collection published? (y/n) (Please explain)

Smallest unit of analysis for purposes of reporting (e.g. national, NHS board, local authority, etc.)

Protected Characteristic - Age (y/n)

Protected Characteristic - Religion / belief (y/n)

Protected Characteristic - Race (y/n)

Protected Characteristic - Disability (y/n)

Protected Characteristic - Sex (yes/no)

Protected Characteristic - Sexual orientation (y/n)

Protected Characteristic - Pregnancy and maternity (y/n)

Protected Characteristic - Marriage and civil partnership (y/n)

Protected Characteristic - Gender reassignment (y/n)

Postcode (y/n)

Socio-economic disadvantage(y/n)

Other, please specify:



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