Recommendations for Collecting Inclusive Demographic Data

By revealing where information at the community level may be masking disparate outcomes, disaggregated data gives multi-sector organizations the opportunity to understand the different histories, challenges, and needs of San Antonians, and thereby create responsive policies, budgets, and programs. Disaggregated data additionally helps multi-sector organizations reach the populations that need their services the most. This one-pager offers a template for capturing demographics in your work. Where possible, you should track and report the intersection of demographics—not just race, but race and gender identity and age and place.