Evidence Exchange of LGB&T Statistics

Welcome to the LGF’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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45% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton had attended specific LGBT community events.

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Mental Health: Building Social Networks

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46% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton go to pubs and clubs in Wolverhampton City Centre specifically for the LGBT community.

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Mental Health: Building Social Networks

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60% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton would prefer to use a specific LGBT mental health service.

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Mental Health: Other

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Of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who accessed mental health services in this location, 65% felt that the people who worked with them were very understanding while 55% felt they did not deal with their LGBT needs appropriately and 37% felt judged because of being LGBT.

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Mental Health: Other

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35% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton have been to a counsellor and/or psychotherapist.

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Mental Health: Other

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Just over 17% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton have accessed mental health services in this location.

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Mental Health: Other

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Over 28% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton have self-harmed.

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Mental Health: Suicide & Self Harm

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42% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton have contemplated suicide.

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Mental Health: Suicide & Self Harm

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Almost 40% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton had received help for a mental health condition and been prescribed medication for it.

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Mental Health: Other

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29% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton suffer with mood affective conditions such as depression, mania and bipolar disorder.

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Mental Health: Other, Depression

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25% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton felt that NHS and/or Local Authority mental health services met their needs as LGBT compared to 13% who felt they didn't.

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Discrimination: Healthcare, Other, Public Life
Mental Health: Other

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30% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton felt that NHS sexual health services met their needs as LGBT compared to 11% who felt they didn't.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Sexual Health: Other

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Over 80% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton with a long-term health condition have mental health issues.

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Mental Health: Other, Depression

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33% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton felt that police services fully or partially met the needs of LGBT people compared to 15% who felt they didn't.

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Discrimination: Other, Public Life

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40% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton felt that local GPs were meeting the needs of LGBT people compared to 14% who felt they weren't.

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Discrimination: Healthcare, Public Life

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Over 86% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton felt welcomed all or some of the time within the LGBT community compared to 4% who didn't feel welcomed.

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Mental Health: Building Social Networks

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Just over 34% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton felt that Wolverhampton hospitals were not meeting the needs of LGBT people compared to 11% who felt they did.

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Discrimination: Healthcare, Public Life

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Over 87% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton are unaware of policies related to housing that protect them as an LGBT person.

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Legal rights: Housing

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30% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton reside in a property owned outright or mortgaged.

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Population Characteristics: Other
Legal rights: Housing

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54% of LGB women or trans men with a womb living in Wolverhampton have not had a cervical smear.

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Physical Health: Cancer

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Just over 46% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton participate in some form of exercise regularly (at least once per week)

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Physical Health: Other

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11% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who are 'out' to their GP report feeling judged or treated negatively.

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Discrimination: Other, Public Life

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31% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton would prefer to see a GP specifically for the LGBT community while 39% would rather not.

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Discrimination: Other, Public Life

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57% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton have carried out self-checks such as checking breasts or testicles for lumps.

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Physical Health: Other

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51% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who are registered with a GP state that their GP isn't aware of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Topics:
Mental Health: Coming Out
Discrimination: Public Life

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Nearly a quarter of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton rated their general health as 'excellent' in the past year.

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Physical Health: Other

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Almost 30% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton have a health problem lasting longer than 12 months.

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Mental Health: Other
Physical Health: Other

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Almost 68% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton do not have children compared to almost 23% who do.

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Population Characteristics: Other
Legal rights: Having Children

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4% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton would like to have children and 1% would consider fostering or adoption.

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Population Characteristics: Other
Legal rights: Having Children

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74% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who had experienced discrimination in the workplace did not report it.

Topics:
Discrimination: Education

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