Any statistics are hard to capture due to the stigma involved in being trans in society and most are afraid to come forward.
700,000 – The number of estimated people who identify as transgender in the U.S.
41% – The percentage of transgender people who have attempted suicide
72% – The percentage of victims of anti-LGBT homicide that were transgender women
67% – The percentage of anti-LGBT homicide victims that were trans women of color
19% – The percentage of transgender people who experienced violence or abuse from a family member
18 – The number of states that have clear laws protecting transgender people
26% – The percentage of people who have lost a job due to their identity
78% – The percentage of people who felt more comfortable at work after they transitioned
Is Transmisogyny Killing Transgender Women? – NBC News – Aug 25, 2015
Our Deepest Insecurities Being Trans – Aug 13, 2015
Transgender – Statistics – Mar 31, 2015
Did You Know? – Aug 27, 2013