The first in a series of blog posts, this article looks at the collection of sex and gender data in the Australian census
This four-part series investigates how censuses in other countries ask about sex and gender, and the research that underpins their approach
Research commissioned by National Records Scotland found that respondents were significantly less likely to answer a two-step binary sex / non-binary gender question.
I watched with interest the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill’s Stage One debate (28 February 2019) and was pleased to hear many MSPs affirm the importance of the data quality captured by the census. For example, Claire Baker noted that the census ‘should enable a better understanding of the population over the years, as it isContinue reading “A non-binary sex question in Scotland’s 2021 census”