1. The Scottish Surveys Core Questions (
2. Sexual Orientation in Scotland 2017 - A Summary of the
3. Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland - A Comprehensive Analysis of
the 2011 Census
4. Which Ethnic Groups Have the Poorest Health?
5. Scotland's Census 2021 Topic Consultation Report
6. Equality Evidence Finder
7. Equality Evidence Toolkit for Public Authorities
8. Fairer Scotland Action Plan
9. New Perspectives On The Gender Pay Gap: Trends And Drivers
10. As recommended by the OECD in the 2015 OECD review
1. Participation rate is those who do not declare themselves as economically inactive.
2 Labour Force Survey, Dec - Feb 2017, ONS. Labour Force Survey stats next updated: 17 th May 2017
3 Where possible, we have used data which allows comparison with the 2015 Equality Outcomes Progress Report, and referenced the publication/s where this data is available
7 It should be noted that tariff scores are no longer used to show attainment. Attainment at SCQF level 4 to 6 is used instead. Where possible SCQF level data is for previous years is provided to allow comparison.
10 For school leavers from secondary and special schools
11 For school leavers from publicly funded secondary schools in Scotland, excluding special schools.
12 Information about assessment/declaration of disability is unavailable for 2013-14.
13 Note that dyslexia will not always be a disability. It will depend on the severity of each case and whether it has 'a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.'
14 Note that the number of pupils recorded with dyslexia has risen appreciably since 2011-12.
15 The difference has widened since 2013-14 but, 2013-14 was a year with an unusually small gap between male and female leavers at this level.
16 Introduction, page 3, Empowering Teachers, Parents and Communities to Achieve Excellence and Equity in Education, http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0050/00505460.pdf
19 STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths
Email: Nicole Ronald, Mainstreamingequality@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House