THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT – While precise numbers still remain elusive, roughly 700,000 or 1 out of every 330 Americans are transgender. The majority of these individuals are somewhat along the path of transitioning to another gender.
No matter how you cut it, this is a sizable ballpark number and it seems to pencil out with the ratio through my own personal experience. Its also a big enough number to matter to politicians and community leaders.
There is also additional trans data in these studies, some of which I reported on earlier this year.
About the studies (from the Times Union): The most recent data from surveys including the 2006-2008 National Survey of Family Growth, the 2009 California Health Interview Survey and federal data such as the Decennial Census or the American Community Survey were analyzed by Gary Gates, a distinguished scholar at the Williams Institute of the UCLA School of Law. Gates, co-author of “The Gay and Lesbian Atlas,” released a detailed report on LGBT numbers in an April 2011 study from the Williams Institute.
Read the full article here: Transgender: by the numbers – Times Union.
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