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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  • Discrimination testing regarding access to the labour market

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Type:
    Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Enhance validity and reliability, Improve comparability
    Category:
    Age, Racial or ethnic origin, Sex

    In 2015, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment of the Netherlands commissioned a research company to conduct online discrimination testing in the labour market on grounds of age, ethnicity and gender. The research will be replicated in 2018/2019.

  • Diversity Barometers

    Baromètres de la diversité

    Publication date:
    25 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Belgium
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Facilitate effective use, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness
    Category:
    Age, Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Religion or belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, All grounds / Cross-cutting, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    Since 2012, the Belgian Equality Body Unia regularly releases diversity barometers to support evidence-based policies tackling discrimination and inequalities. Drawing on a range of data sources, the different editions of the barometer picture the state of equality in three key areas of life: employment (2012), housing (2014) and education (2018).

  • Diversity of elderly people: Survey on discrimination in social and healthcare services experienced by elderly people from minority groups

    Ikäihmisten moninaisuus näkyväksi: Selvitys vähemmistöihin kuuluvien ikääntyneiden henkilöiden kokemasta syrjinnästä sosiaali- ja terveyspalveluissa

    Publication date:
    26 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Finland
    Type:
    Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Enhance validity and reliability, Ensure representativeness
    Category:
    Age, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    In 2014, the Finish Ministry of Justice carried out a study on discrimination experienced by elderly minority groups, including ethnic, religious and LGBT groups and linguistic minorities, in the area of health and social services. This helped shine a light on intersectional and multiple discrimination of the target group.

  • Equalities data audit

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Map existing sources, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build up data hub, Build institutional capacity, 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 UK Office for National Statistics carried out an audit of data sources and publications that are available to understand equalities in the UK today including outcomes for all nine of the protected characteristic groups covered by the Equality Act in six areas of life. The final report of the audit was published in October 2018.

  • Equality Coordinator in Statistics Norway

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Norway
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build institutional capacity, Operational guidelines, Mainstream equality data, Enhance validity and reliability, Ensure representativeness
    Category:
    Age, Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Religion or belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, All grounds / Cross-cutting, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    The Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs finances the position of an Equality Coordinator within Statistics Norway. The Equality Coordinator is responsible for coordinating statistics operations related to equality issues and functions as a focal point between different state bodies.

  • Establishing official statistics on the living conditions of people with disabilities based on different registries and administrative data

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Norway
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Ensure regular and timely data collection, Ensure representativeness
    Category:
    Disability, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    Since 2017, Statistics Norway and the Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs have been jointly working on improving the knowledge base of equality data on people with disabilities by combining administrative data from government services registers.

  • Evaluation of discriminatory practices in the Brussels rental market by means of situation testing

    Evaluering van discriminatie op de Brusselse huurmarkt door middel van praktijktesten/ Evaluation des pratiques discriminatoires sur le marché locatif bruxellois au moyen de tests de situations

    Publication date:
    25 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Belgium
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Facilitate effective use, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness
    Category:
    Age, Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Religion or belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, All grounds / Cross-cutting, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    In 2016 and 2017, the Brussels Capital Region commissioned the Free University of Brussels to conduct discrimination testing in the housing sector of this region, with a view to establish discrimination patterns on grounds of ethnic origin, source of income, disability, family composition, age and gender and recommend measures to tackle them.

  • Experiences of discrimination in the Netherlands

    Ervaren Discriminatie in Nederland

    Publication date:
    04 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Type:
    Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, 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 Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP) conducted surveys in 2013 and 2018/2019 collecting data on the experiences of discrimination among the general population. The survey closes a previous gap of data on the extent of discrimination by looking at various discrimination grounds across several areas of life in the Netherlands and uses booster samples for groups with specific ethnic backgrounds.

  • Forum for equality data

    Forum for likestillingsdata

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Norway
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build institutional capacity, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Mainstream equality data
    Category:
    Age, Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Religion or belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, All grounds / Cross-cutting, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    The Norwegian Ministry of Children and Equality has set up a forum on equality data bringing together key data generators, such as Statistics Norway, and data users such as selected Ministries, agencies and the Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud. The forum aims to achieve a more comprehensive and systematic approach to the collection of data on equality and discrimination.

  • Indicator set to monitor the National Disability Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021

    Publication date:
    01 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Ireland
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build up data hub, Facilitate effective use, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Mainstream equality data, Ensure regular and timely data collection, Enhance validity and reliability, Improve comparability
    Category:
    Disability, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    The Irish National Disability Authority has developed a set of 58 indicators to measure progress against the National Disability Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021. The gathering of data identified within this indicator set is intended to: enhance the body of data available on disability; measure outcomes related to key disability actions and policies; and drive the collection of disability data in a timely and regular manner by mainstream departments and agencies.