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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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.

Topics:
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.

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Discrimination: Education

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Over a fifth of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton work in the third sector.

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Population Characteristics: Other
Discrimination: Employment

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Almost 55% of employed LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton said their employers offered the same benefits regardless of sexuality and/or gender identity compared to 40% who didn't know and 5% who said their employer did not.

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Discrimination: Employment

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80% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton said that there was no information resources available around sexuality and/or gender identity at secondary schools, compared to 53% who said this of college and 43% who said this of university.

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Discrimination: Education

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66% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton said that secondary schools didn't take an active approach to bullying based in sexuality and/or gender identity, compared to 53% who said this of college and 33% who said this of university.

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Discrimination: Education

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Almost 50% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton believed that secondary schools did not have a bullying policy that included sexuality or gender identity within it, compared to 38% who said this of colleges and 25% who said this of universities.

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Discrimination: Bullying, Education

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35% of the LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who were open about their sexuality and/or gender identity while at secondary school were bullied for this.

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Crime: Bullying
Discrimination: Education

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74% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton said that issues around sexuality and/or gender identity were not discussed at secondary school, compared to 70% who said this of college and 52% who said this of university.

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Discrimination: Education

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Just over 40% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton drink every day compared to 30% who drink a lot at the weekend.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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28% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton drink alcohol when out socialising.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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11% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton don't drink alcohol.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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7% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton mainly drink alcohol at home and 2% only drink alcohol at home.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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Almost 20% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who had reported being a victim of domestic violence to the police thought the police response very or fairly good compared to 16% who thought it was fairly or very poor.

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Crime: Domestic Abuse

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75% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton think there should be a same sex domestic violence service.

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Crime: Domestic Abuse

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48% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who had been a victim of domestic violence felt unsafe or unsupported by the police after reporting it.

Topics:
Crime: Domestic Abuse

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40% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who had been a victim of domestic violence would now feel confident to contact the police if their was another incident.

Topics:
Crime: Domestic Abuse

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70% of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who had been a victim of domestic violence did not report this to the police.

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Crime: Domestic Abuse

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Of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who had been the victim of an LGBT hate crime and had reported the incident, 52% were happy with the police response.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying
Crime: Hate Crime

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Of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton, just under a fifth had been a victim of domestic violence.

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Crime: Domestic Abuse

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Of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who had been the victim of an LGBT hate crime, 72% of the incidents were homophobic, 8% were biphobic and 22% were transphobic.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying
Crime: Hate Crime

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Of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton who had been the victim of an LGBT hate crime, three fifths did not report it.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying
Crime: Hate Crime

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Of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton, 1 in 5 have been the victim of an LGBT hate crime based on their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying
Crime: Hate Crime

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Of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton, 59% were in education in this location.

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Discrimination: Education

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Of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton, 64% are/were not 'out' during secondary school, compared to 43% who are/were not 'out' at college and 21% who are/were not 'out' at University.

Topics:
Discrimination: Education

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Of LGBT respondents living in Wolverhampton, almost 1 in 4 had been subjected to discrimination in the workplace due to their sexual orientation and/or gender identity yet 74% did not report it.

Topics:
Discrimination: Education

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