2018 Canadian Book Publishing Diversity Baseline Survey

The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) released the results of its 2018 survey measuring diversity in the English-language Canadian book publishing industry - the first survey of its kind in the country. Key findings of the survey were that people with indigenous and non-white backgrounds are underrepresented in the industry, with 82 percent of the respondents having identified as white. The survey also included data on age, gender identity, sexual orientation and disability.

Type of project: Industry standard, Best practice, Report, Event
Sector: Trade
Lead organization: Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP)
Link: https://publishers.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2018-Diversity-Survey-Summary-Report.pdf
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Relevant SDG’s

IPA SDG – Goal No 10 – Reduced inequalities