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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  • Institutional Cooperation Agreement to fight against racism, xenophobia, LGBTIphobia and other forms of intolerance

    Convenio de cooperación institucional para combatir el racismo, la xenophobia, la LGBTIfobia y otras formas de intolerancia

    Publication date:
    26 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build institutional capacity, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, 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

    As a result of an Institutional Cooperation Agreement signed in 2015 by several Spanish ministries working on combating racism, xenophobia, LGBTIphobia and other forms of intolerance, these institutions are developing joint and coordinated actions to improve hate crime recording and data collection. One of the outputs emerging from this collaboration is the annual report on hate crime published by the Ministry of Interior.

  • Integration Monitoring of the Estonian Society

    Eesti ühiskonna integratsiooni monitooring

    Publication date:
    25 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Estonia
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Facilitate effective use, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Ensure regular and timely data collection, Ensure representativeness
    Category:
    Racial or ethnic origin

    Since 2011, the Estonian Ministry of Culture, Department of Cultural Diversity has carried out the Integration Monitoring of the Estonian Society survey every three years to monitor trends in the integration of immigrants and ethnic minorities. It also covers perceptions on the state of equality and attitudes of Estonians and non-Estonians towards integration.

  • Inter-institutional working group on discrimination monitoring

    Syrjinnän seurantajärjestelmä

    Publication date:
    26 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Finland
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build institutional capacity, Operational guidelines, 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 Inter-institutional working group on discrimination monitoring is a platform led by the Finnish Ministry of Justice to gain shared understanding on the need for equality data. This cooperation and exchange strengthens the capacity of different stakeholders and gradually mainstreams equality data collection into the regular duties of participating organisations.

  • Interactive Map of Gender Equality in Municipalities

    Publication date:
    04 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Lithuania
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Map existing sources, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Facilitate effective use, Operational guidelines, Ensure regular and timely data collection, Improve comparability
    Category:
    Sex

    In 2018, Statistics Lithuania started developing a user-friendly interactive map on gender equality in 60 municipalities. This allowed equality between women and men to be monitored based on more than 40 indicators.

  • Introducing questions on sexual orientation and gender identity in the equality module of the Irish General Household Survey and the Census

    Publication date:
    04 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Ireland
    Type:
    Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Mainstream equality data, Ensure regular and timely data collection, Enhance validity and reliability, Ensure representativeness, Improve comparability
    Category:
    Gender identity, Sexual orientation, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    For the first time, the Central Statistics Office of Ireland has developed and included questions on gender identity and sexual orientation in the module on equality of the Quarter 1 2019 General Household Survey. After assessing the responses, it is planned to include these questions in the future population census.

  • Mapping of data sources on discrimination

    Publication date:
    26 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Finland
    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

    In 2018, the Finnish Ministry of Justice mapped data sources relating to discrimination. It aimed at identifying the sources to be regularly surveyed by the discrimination monitoring group and to make recommendations for a sustainable monitoring mechanism.

  • Multi-agency report on discrimination incidents and complaints in 2017

    Discriminatiecijfers in 2017

    Publication date:
    04 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Facilitate effective use, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Ensure regular and timely data collection, Improve comparability
    Category:
    Age, Disability, Gender identity, Racial or ethnic origin, Religion or belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, All grounds / Cross-cutting

    Since 2016, the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, the National Police and the National Association of Municipal Anti-discrimination Services have been publishing figures on discrimination incidents registered by the police and complaints received by equality bodies in one online report. This brings together, presents and contextualises the data from several institutions dealing with discrimination complaints in different contexts. It also explains the relations and differences between the relevant datasets.

  • Observatory on Combating Discrimination

    Παρατηρητήριο Καταπολέμησης των Διακρίσεων

    Publication date:
    26 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Greece
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, 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

    In 2011, the Greek National Centre for Social Research set up the Observatory on Combating Discrimination to collect and disseminate equality data, support the evaluation of non-discrimination policies and promote the exchange of good practices in the country.

  • Perception of discrimination in Spain: 2013 and 2016 surveys

    Encuesta sobre percepción de la discriminación en España: encuestas 2013 y 2016

    Publication date:
    26 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Ensure regular and timely data collection, 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

    In 2013 and 2016, the Spanish Institute of Women and for Equal Opportunities carried out two comprehensive surveys on the perceptions of discrimination and anti-discrimination policies, experiences of discrimination and attitudes towards minority groups among the general population in Spain. A comparative report on both surveys was released in 2018.

  • Roma Inclusion in the Croatian Society: a Baseline Data Study

    Uključivanje Roma u hrvatsko društvo: istraživanje baznih podatak

    Publication date:
    27 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Croatia
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Build up data hub, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Enhance validity and reliability, Ensure representativeness
    Category:
    Racial or ethnic origin, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    In 2018, the Croatian Government Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities published a study collecting baseline data on the socio-economic position of the Roma community in order to monitor progress with respect to Roma inclusion and integration. The basis for the study was a mapping of the Roma population, combining external and self-identification methods, which gave a precise indication of the size of the Roma population in Croatia for the first time ever.