We have a new website go to gov.scot

A Gender Audit of Statistics: Comparing the Position of Women and Men in Scotland

DescriptionThis research provides a review of statistics on gender differences and inequalities in Scotland across a range of key areas of social and economic life.
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2007
Website Publication DateMarch 28, 2007


Esther Breitenbach and Fran Wasoff
University of Edinburgh

ISBN 978 0 7559 6511 3

This document is also available in pdf format (2.6MB)


Executive Summary
Chapter One Population, Households and Families
Chapter Two Participation in Political and Public Life
Chapter Three Education and Training
Chapter Four Labour Market
Chapter Five Income and Wealth
Chapter Six Care and Caring
Chapter Seven Health
Chapter Eight Crime and Justice
Chapter Nine Housing
Chapter Ten Transport
Index of Tables
Appendix I Key Data Sources
Appendix II Methodological issues concerning analysis of multiple discrimination, and key inequalities experienced by selected groups
Appendix III Glossary of Technical Terms and Definitions

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

Further copies of this report are available priced £5.00. Cheques should be made payable to Blackwell's Bookshop and addressed to:

Blackwell's Bookshop
53 South Bridge

Telephone orders and enquiries
0131 622 8283 or
0131 622 8258
Fax orders
0131 557 8149
Email orders