Evidence Exchange of LGBT Statistics

Welcome to LGBT Foundation’s Evidence Exchange, an evidence base of statistics about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) needs and experiences.

Topics range from healthcare to homophobia and schools to safer sex. The evidence base is continuously updated to include new research, and all records include as much information about the statistic as possible.

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The results show that the majority of [trans] respondents did not know the offender, but nearly 30% did know who the perpetrator of the hate crime was.

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Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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Overwhelmingly (91.2%) the respondents answered that they felt they were targeted due to their trans status or appearance.

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Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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The results show around a 26% increase in [trans] respondents suffering from hate from 2013.

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Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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The respondents overwhelmingly answered that they had been subject to verbal abuse (70.4%) when suffering from hate crime. This evidences the previous anecdotal accounts, and shows the link of hate crime to incidents of anti-social behaviour or the so-called “low level” abuse suffered by victims of trans hate crime.

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Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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"...all hate crime is vastly under reported with the last crime survey for England & Wales estimating that there are 222,000 hate crimes committed every year. With only 52,528 hate crimes recorded by the police in the last hate crime return for 2014/2015 this demonstrates a vast disparity in figures".

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Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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According to current statistics, hate crime comprises 1% of all reported crime. One percent of reported hate crime is against trans people.

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Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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20% of respondents had self-medicated, while 15% of respondents chose not to say whether they had self-medicated or not. Of those respondents who had self-medicated, 72.7% reported a positive experience of self-medicating, while 27.3% of respondents reported a mixed experience. Not one respondent who disclosed that they had self-medicated reported a negative experience.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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71.8% of respondents presented as binary in order to access treatment from private clinics, compared with 46.4% presenting as binary within NHS gender identity clinics. Of those who were out as non-binary within the NHS, 15.6% people reported mainly positive experiences, 25% mixed, and 59.4% mainly negative. Of those who were out as non-binary within private services, 60% reported mainly positively experiences, with 20% having mixed experiences, and 20% mainly negative.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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Less than 1% of our sample used exclusively private services, whilst the majority, approximately 40% of our sample, exclusively used NHS services.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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Many of our respondents, approximately 17%, had engaged with a combination of both NHS and private healthcare services in the course of their transition.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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