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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  • Socio-Economic Monitoring: Labour Market and Origin

    Monitoring socio-économique: marché du travail et origine

    Publication date:
    25 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Belgium
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build up data hub, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Ensure regular and timely data collection
    Category:
    Racial or ethnic origin, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    Every two years, the Belgian Federal Public Service for Employment, Work and Social Dialogue and the Belgian equality body (Unia) link socio-economic data from various national databases to monitor developments with respect to equal opportunities for people with a migration background in the labour market. The latest research was published in a report in December 2017.

  • Statistical information system on disability

    Publication date:
    04 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Italy
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build up data hub, Facilitate effective use, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness
    Category:
    Disability, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    Since 2000, the Italian statistical institution, ISTAT, has been running the disability information system. This data hub integrates and systematises different data sources, thereby documenting the living conditions and level of social inclusion of people with disabilities.

  • Statistical Working Group On Roma Population

    Gruppo Di Lavoro Statistico Informativo Sulle Popolazioni Rom, Sinti e Caminanti

    Publication date:
    04 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Italy
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Map existing sources, Foster inter-institutional cooperation, Build up data hub, Build institutional capacity, Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Enhance validity and reliability, Ensure representativeness, Improve comparability
    Category:
    Racial or ethnic origin, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    In 2017, the Italian National Statistical Office (ISTAT) set up a working group composed of representatives of relevant ministries, local administrations and civil society organisations to foster inter-institutional cooperation in the collection and use of data on Roma, Sinti and Caminanti minorities

  • Survey on Experiences of Discrimination in Germany

    Diskriminierungserfahrungen in Deutschland

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

    In 2015, the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency of Germany (FADA) surveyed people affected by discrimination for an in-depth analysis of discrimination experiences. To enhance the validity and reliability of the survey, its design included possibilities for self-identification of respondents and measures to reach out to respondents from under-represented and/or hard-to-reach groups.

  • Survey on Migrant Integration

    Survey Integratie Migranten

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Type:
    Operational guidelines, Ensure comprehensiveness, Ensure regular and timely data collection, Enhance validity and reliability, Ensure representativeness
    Category:
    Racial or ethnic origin, Includes multiple / intersectional discrimination

    The Netherlands Institute for Social Research surveys the largest minorities of foreign origin in the Netherlands to monitor developments with respect to their education, employment, social contacts, social and political participation, ethnic and religious identity, perceived discrimination and acceptance, and cultural values among other variables, in order to assess their participation and inclusion in Dutch society.

  • Survey on the perception and experience of discrimination in Slovenia

    Percepcija diskriminacije v Sloveniji – raziskava javnega mnenja

    Publication date:
    10 May 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Slovenia
    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

    The Advocate of the Principle of Equality conducted a survey on the perceptions of discrimination and experiences of discrimination among the general population in Slovenia. The results of the survey were first published in the 2017 annual report of the Advocate of the Principle of Equality in April 2018.

  • Survey series on attitudes and perception of inequality and discrimination

    Istraživanje o stavovima i razini svijesti o diskriminaciji i pojavnim oblicima diskriminacije

    Publication date:
    28 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Croatia
    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

    Since 2009, the Croatian Office of the Ombudsman acting as an equality body regularly surveys public attitudes and perceptions of discrimination and inequality on all 17 protected characteristics set out in the Croatian Anti-Discrimination Act across various areas of life. The last edition was published in 2016.

  • The ‘Is Britain fairer?’ Report Series

    Publication date:
    05 March 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, Build up data hub, Facilitate effective use, 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

    Is Britain Fairer? is a triennial report published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. it reviews the country’s performance on equality and human rights. This national report facilitates the effective use of equality data by drawing key evidence from a wide range of sources dealing with all grounds of discrimination under the Equality Act. The data are presented in a consistent way across six areas of life: education, work, living standards, health, justice and security and participation.

  • Thematic Policy Briefs

    Publication date:
    27 February 2019
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Finland
    Type:
    Institutional and structural guidelines, 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

    Since 2018, the Finnish Ministry of Justice has been publishing biannual policy briefs on issues related to equality and non-discrimination based on recent data. These are concise documents with infographics and summaries of research results in the relevant area targeting policymakers, public bodies, experts, media, and indirectly, the general population.