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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One third of transgender women rate their own overall health as poor

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

Year: 2016

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Women who identify as bisexual are more than five times as likely to rate their own health as 'poor' than those who identify as lesbian

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

Year: 2016

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Adults who identify as 'gay' or 'bisexual' are twice as likely to know that the statement "The risk of someone who is taking effective HIV treatment passing on HIV through sex is extremely low" is true than adults who identify as 'heterosexual'.

Year: 2016

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Over one third of people surveyed say that they would want to be informed if a colleague was HIV positive.

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Sexual Health: Employment, Employment, Employment, Employment, Employment

Year: 2016

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Older LGBT people experience discrimination in accessing and using services, to a significant level of 45% of LGBT people.

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Discrimination: Other, Other, Other, Other, Other, Other

Year: 2015

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Older LGBT people experience increased risk of homelessness and mental health problems due to long exposure to stigma and discrimination.

Topics:
Population Characteristics: Homelessness, Homelessness, Homelessness, Homelessness, Homelessness, Homelessness

Year: 2015

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Older LGBT people experience evidenced risks of being victims of hate crimes, including ongoing harassment, criminal damage, intimidations and attacks on personal property.

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

Year: 2015

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A necessarily crude estimate would suggest the numbers of older lesbian and gay men in the UK may be up to 1.2 million people.

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Population Characteristics: Other, Other, Other, Other, Other, Other

Year: 2015

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LGBT people make a £40bn contribution to the cost of public services through their taxes.

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Population Characteristics: Other, Other, Other, Other, Other, Other

Year: 2015

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individuals who have identified themselves as LGB in the Integrated Household Survey are more likely to have degree level education (33.3% compared to 21.9%) or higher and work in managerial or professional occupations (49% compared with 30%).

Topics:
Population Characteristics: Education, Education, Education, Education, Education, Education

Year: 2015

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