Compendium of practices for equality data collection

The Compendium of Practices on Equality Data covers practices on different discrimination grounds and areas of life in which discrimination, inequality and exclusion can occur. The compendium is linked to the Guidelines on improving the collection and use of equality data and aims to provide inspiration and practical examples on how to implement them. Read more >>

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  • Action Protocol for the security forces for hate crimes and behaviours breaching legal regulations on discrimination

    Protocolo de Actuación para las Fuerzas y Cuerpos de Seguridad para los Delitos de Odio y Conductas que Vulneran las Normas Legales sobre Discriminación

    Publication date:
    21 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Guidance on recording, Training, Victimisation surveys

    The protocol provides guidance for police officers on how to identify and treat hate crime incidents.

  • Analysing discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity and diversity management policies in the area of employment

    Publication date:
    04 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Italy
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Enhance validity and reliability, Ensure representativeness
    Category:
    Gender identity, Sexual orientation, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    In March 2018, the Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) and the National Anti-Discrimination Office (UNAR) signed an agreement to carry out comprehensive research project looking into discrimination against LGBT people as well as entrepreneurial diversity management policies in the area of employment. The project will strongly involve various LGBT stakeholders in the research design and planned respondent outreach activities and applies a multi-perspective and intersectional approach.

  • Census, Lifecourse and Disability Team

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Build institutional capacity, Facilitate effective use, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Mainstream equality data
    Category:
    Disability, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    In 2018, the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) established a Census, Lifecourse and Disability team to address gaps in disability information. It links existing data sources and produces new pieces of work giving insight into disability statistics.

  • Collection of Anti-Discrimination Data in Representative Longitudinal Surveys – Stock-take and room for development

    Erhebung von Antidiskriminierungsdaten in repräsentativen Wiederholungsbefragungen – Bestandsaufnahme und Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten

    Publication date:
    25 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Germany
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Map existing sources
    Category:
    Age, Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Religion or belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, All grounds / Cross-cutting, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    The Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency (FADA) published a study in 2018 on the status of equality data in 20 large-scale, representative surveys in Germany. The aim was to produce a systematic overview of the questions, categories or variables relating to discrimination currently available in those surveys and to discuss ways to expand the collection of these data.

  • Creating an atmosphere of trust and confidence for the victims of hate crime

    Publication date:
    21 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Czechia
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Awareness raising among potential victims, Cooperation with civil society organisations, Reporting tools

    The practice aims to ensure that victims of hate crime are treated sensitively and receive appropriate support before, during and after criminal proceedings.

  • Cross-government project to develop monitoring standards for gender identity

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Build institutional capacity, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Mainstream equality data, Enhance validity and reliability, Ensure representativeness, Improve comparability
    Category:
    Gender identity

    In 2018, the UK Government Statistical Service and the Office for National Statistics initiated a project that aims to provide guidance across government to measure gender identity and increase the capacity to collect data and statistical literacy about gender identity.

  • Data and Research Strategy 2018-2020

    Publication date:
    28 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Ireland
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Map existing sources, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build up data hub, Build institutional capacity, Facilitate effective use, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Mainstream equality data, Ensure regular and timely data collection, Enhance validity and reliability, Ensure representativeness, Improve comparability
    Category:
    Age, Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Religion or belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, All grounds / Cross-cutting, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    The Department of Justice and Equality of Ireland has developed a Data and Research Strategy 2018-2020 to facilitate better collaboration and information sharing with respect to equality data between the Department, its agencies and stakeholders, including the public.

  • Data Collection on Discrimination experiences in the Socio Economic Panel Innovation Sample

    Erhebung von subjektiven Diskriminierungserfahrungen in der SOEP-Innovations-Stichprobe

    Publication date:
    25 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Germany
    Type:
    Operational guidelines, Mainstream equality data, Ensure regular and timely data collection
    Category:
    Age, Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Religion or belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, All grounds / Cross-cutting

    In 2015, the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency of Germany (FADA) introduced two new questions into the innovation sample of the national Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP). It asked respondents whether they have experienced discrimination within the last two years and, if yes, the frequency of discrimination experienced in different areas of life.

  • Data hub on discrimination data

    Publication date:
    26 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Finland
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Build up data hub, Facilitate effective use
    Category:
    Age, Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Religion or belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, All grounds / Cross-cutting, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    The Finnish Ministry of Justice has set up and is further developing a data hub on equality and discrimination. Recent research results, studies and statistics on discrimination in Finnish society are displayed on a website and structured according to grounds of discrimination/population group and areas of life covered.

  • Data hub on living conditions of people with disabilities and of LGBTIQ people

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Norway
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Map existing sources, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build up data hub, Facilitate effective use
    Category:
    Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Sexual orientation, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    In 2013, the Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs started to develop a web-based data hub that systematises data on the living conditions and life situations of people with disabilities and makes them accessible to a wide audience. It was subsequently extended to also cover LGBTIQ people and work is currently ongoing to include data on ethnicity.