Equality and Human Rights Commission (2018), Developing a national barometer of prejudice and discrimination in Britain.
Equality and Human Rights Commission (2018), Developing a national barometer of prejudice and discrimination in Britain.View full Research
Type of publication
Area/location of interest
Not applicable - national level
Type of Institution
Human rights or equality body
UK, Equality and Human Rights Commission
Main Thematic Focus
Ethnic minorities Religious minorities
The report measures prejudice and discrimination faced by groups with protected characteristics (age, disability, race, sex, religion or belief, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, and gender reassignment).
The report findings show, inter alia:
• 42% of people in Britain had experienced some form in prejudice in the last year;
• Experience of prejudice was higher in minority groups, for example 70% of Muslims surveyed had experienced religion-based prejudice;
• Around a third of British adults surveyed felt that efforts to provide equal opportunities to immigrants (37%) and Muslims (33%) had gone “too far”.
Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)
Sample details and representativeness
2,853 adults surveyed.
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