Guidance for Ethnic Equality Monitoring in the Public Sector

Date published: 19 May 2023

Last updated: 24 April 2024

  • Author: Racial Equality Legislation Team & Statistics and Research Branch
  • Publication date: May 2023



Public bodies need robust information to monitor inequalities, develop evidence-based policy and to plan service delivery. This document is the definitive monitoring guide to assist public bodies in improving service delivery and equality of opportunity for minority ethnic and migrant populations living here. The guidance presents a standardised monitoring framework for the collection of data and is based on best practice, recent developments in Government Statistical Service guidance and the 2021 Census of Population.

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